Researcher

Associate Professor Jason Wu

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Epidemiology, Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases), Public Nutrition Intervention, Nutrition and Dietetics not elsewhere classified

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Biography

I have a PhD in Biomedical Sciences and MSc in Biostatistics, and received post-doctoral training in nutrition and cardiovascular epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. I hold a Scientia Associate Professor appointment at the George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales. My research and teaching focuses on reducing poor diet-related disease burden through implementing innovative and sustainable food...view more

I have a PhD in Biomedical Sciences and MSc in Biostatistics, and received post-doctoral training in nutrition and cardiovascular epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. I hold a Scientia Associate Professor appointment at the George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales. My research and teaching focuses on reducing poor diet-related disease burden through implementing innovative and sustainable food environment interventions, modelling the impact of population-level food regulations and policies, and determining the role of nutritional factors for cardiometabolic diseases prevention. My research have been published in top medical and nutrition journals including Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, BMJ, Circulation, and American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. I have >130 publications, with total research funding of >$10million to date.


My Qualifications

BSc, Biochemistry, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Bsc (First class honours), Biochemistry, Australian National University

MSc, Biostatistics, University of Sydney

PhD, Biomedical Sciences, University of Western Australia


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

Honours, Masters, or PhD.

Public health nutrition, epidemiology, systematic review and meta-analyses, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, food policy

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