speaker-info

Assoc Prof Julie Brimblecombe

University researcher

Assoc Prof Julie Brimblecombe has worked cross-culturally in the South Pacific and with remote Northern Territory Aboriginal communities for over 20 years. She is a senior research fellow at the Menzies School of Health Research and is nutrition team leader in the Wellbeing and Preventable Chronic Diseases Division. Julie also holds a Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship.

Topic

Supporting decision-making to improve food supply and diet in remote Indigenous communities

Charles Darwin University Theatre

Indigenous communities have shifted away from consuming nutrient dense wild harvested foods, to relying on nutrient poor and energy dense store-bought foods, driving the high burden of health issues in Indigenous communities. Ass. Prof Julie Brimblecombe will explore how data, through a web-based platform she has developed called FoodFox, is supporting store owners and community […]

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