Researcher

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 epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. I am a Professor and the Head of the Nutrition Science Program at the George Institute for Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales. My research and teaching focuses on reducing diet-related non-communicable diseases through implementing innovative ‘Food...view more

I have a PhD in Biomedical Sciences and MSc in Biostatistics, and received post-doctoral training in nutrition epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. I am a Professor and the Head of the Nutrition Science Program at the George Institute for Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales. My research and teaching focuses on reducing diet-related non-communicable diseases through implementing innovative ‘Food is Medicine’ interventions, modelling population-level food policies, and determining the role of dietary factors for cardiometabolic diseases prevention. My research has been published in top medical and nutrition journals including Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, British Medical Journal, Circulation, and American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. I have >150 publications and have received total research funding of >$14million 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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