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.
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 […]