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Dr Carley Grimes

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Position

Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics, Deakin University, 2009
Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2013

Contact

carley.grimes@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46223

Research interests

Research interests include assessment of dietary salt intake and relationship with cardiovascular health, children's dietary intake and nutritional epidemiology.

Affiliations

Accredited Practising Dietitian
Member of Nutrition Society of Australia
Member of the Australia Division of World Action on Salt and Health (AWASH)

Teaching interests

Supervision of 3 PhD students. 

Conferences

2016 Nutrition Society of Australia, Melbourne. Grimes CA, Szymlek-Gay EA, Nicklas TA. Beverage consumption among U.S. children aged 0-24 months: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia 2016;40:100. Oral presentation.

2016 Nutrition Society of Australia, Melbourne. Khokhar, D, Nowson, C, Margerison, C, Bolam, B, Grimes CA. Knowledge, attitudes and behaviours related to salt intake among Victorian Parents. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia 2016;40:54.

2015 American Heart Association EPI/Lifestyle 2015 Scientific Sessions, Baltimore, USA. Grimes, CA, Baxter JR, Riddell LJ, Campbell KJ, FJ He, Nowson CA. Sodium intake is associated with weight status in Australian schoolchildren aged 4-12 years. Poster presentation.

2015 International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods, Brisbane, Australia. Beckford K, Grimes CA, Riddell LJ, Margerison C, Skeaff S, Nowson C. 24-hour Urinary Iodine Concentration and 24hr Urinary Iodine Excretion in a sample of Australian primary school children. 2015. Poster Presentation.

2015 Joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia and the Nutrition Society of New Zealand, Wellington, New Zealand. Grimes CA, Szymlek-Gay EA, Riddell L, Nowson C. Trends in dietary sodium intake in Australian children and adolescents from 2007 to 2011-13. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia 2015;39:98. Oral presentation.
 

2013 Joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia and the Nutrition Society of New Zealand, Brisbane, Australia. Grimes CA, Riddell LJ, Nowson, CA. Differences in nutrient intake in Australian schoolchildren on school vs. non-school days. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia 2013;37:70. Oral presentation.

2012 24th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension, Sydney, Australia. Grimes CA, Wright JD, Liu K, Nowson CA, Loria CM. Dietary sodium is associated with total fluid and SSB consumption in US children and adolescents aged 2-18 years: NHANES 2005-2008. J Hypertens. 2012;30(E-Supp 1):e327: 1121. Oral presentation.

2012 16th International Congress of Dietetics, Sydney, Australia. Grimes CA, Riddell LJ, Campbell KJ, Nowson CA. 24-hr urine collection as an objective measure of salt intake in Australian primary schoolchildren: A pilot study. Nutrition & Dietetics. 2012;69(Supp 1). Poster presentation.

2011 Academy of Nutrition &Dietetics, Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, San Diego, USA. Grimes CA, Riddell LJ, Campbell KJ, Nowson CA. Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and risk of obesity in Australian children: could dietary salt be contributing to sugar-sweetened beverage consumption? J Am Diet Assoc. 2012;11:A-105. Poster presentation.

2011 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition & Physical Activity, Melbourne, Australia. Grimes CA, Campbell KJ, Riddell LJ, Nowson CA. Socioeconomic position is related to dietary salt in Australian children. International Society of Behavioural Nutrition & Physical Activity. 2011;isbnpa.eproceedings:O32.6. Oral presentation.

2010 28th National Conference of Dietitians Association of Australia, Melbourne Australia. Grimes CA, Campbell KJ, Riddell LJ, Nowson CA. What foods are contributing to high dietary sodium intakes in Australian children? Nutrition & Dietetics. 2010;67(Supp 1):14. Oral presentation.

Professional activities

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2015 - present)

Member, of VicHealth Victorian Action on Salt Reduction Taskforce (2014 - present)

Rapporteur for Salt Working Group within the Australian Health Policy Collaboration (2015 - 2016)

Research groups

Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN)

Awards

2015 Highest Ranking Victorian Heart Foundation Vanguard Grant Recipient

2014 Nutrition Society of Australia Early Career Travel Award

2012 International Forum Population Science Poster Prize at 2012 International Society of Hypertension

2012 Asian Pacific Society of Hypertension and Hypertension Sydney 2012 Young Investigator Grant Award

2011 Most Informative Presentation at Australasian Epidemiological Association & Public Health Association Workshop, Melbourne

2010 New Conference Presenter Highly Commended at DAA 28th National Conference

2009 1st Prize Poster Presentation at Nutrition Society of Australia conference

Publications

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2016

24-h urinary sodium excretion is associated with obesity in a cross-sectional sample of Australian schoolchildren

Dr Carley Grimes, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Prof Karen Campbell, F J He, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2016), Vol. 115, pp. 1071-1079, British journal of nutrition, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Dietary sources and sodium intake in a sample of Australian preschool children

Siobhan O`Halloran, Dr Carley Grimes, Dr Katie Lacy, Prof Caryl Nowson, Prof Karen Campbell

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-10, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

journal

Association between parent and child dietary sodium and potassium intakes as assessed by 24-h urinary excretion

Miss Carrie Service, Dr Carley Grimes, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, F J He, Prof Karen Campbell, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 1-10, Nutrients, Bern, Switzerland, C1

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Dietary sodium intake and overweight and obesity in children and adults: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Dr Carley Grimes, Dr Dieuwerke Bolhuis, Dr Feng He, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2016), Vol. 5, pp. 1-6, Systematic reviews, London, Eng., C1

journal

Dietary intake and sources of potassium and the relationship to dietary sodium in a sample of Australian pre-school children

Miss Siobhan O'Halloran, Dr Carley Grimes, Dr Katie Lacy, Prof Karen Campbell, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 1-13, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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2015

Australian children's consumption of caffeinated, formulated beverages: a cross-sectional analysis

Ms Kelsey Beckford, Dr Carley Grimes, A/Prof Lynn Riddell

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 1-10, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal

Food sources of total energy and nutrients among U.S. infants and toddlers: national health and nutrition examination survey 2005-2012

Dr Carley Grimes, Dr Ewa Szymlek-Gay, Prof Karen Campbell, Theresa Nicklas

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 6797-6836, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal

Dietary salt intake and discretionary salt use in two general population samples in Australia: 2011 and 2014

Prof Caryl Nowson, Karen Lim, Dr Carley Grimes, Siobhan O`Halloran, Mary-Anne Land, Dr Jacqui Webster, A/Prof Jonathan Shaw, Prof John Chalmers, Prof Wayne Smith, Dr Victoria Flood, Prof Mark Woodward, Prof Bruce Neal

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 10501-10512, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Cross-sectional study of 24-hour urinary electrolyte excretion and associated health outcomes in a convenience sample of Australian primary schoolchildren: the salt and other nutrients in children (SONIC) study protocol

Dr Carley Grimes, Ms Janet Baxter, Prof Karen Campbell, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Ms Manuela Rigo, Dr Gie Liem, Prof Russell Keast, Dr Feng He, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2015), Vol. 4, pp. 1-7, JMIR research protocols, Toronto, Ont., C1

journal
2014

Protein-enriched diet, with the use of lean red meat, combined with progressive resistance training enhances lean tissue mass and muscle strength and reduces circulating IL-6 concentrations in elderly women: a cluster randomized controlled trial.

Prof Robin Daly, Stella O`Connell, Ms Niamh Mundell, Dr Carley Grimes, Prof David W Dunstan, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2014), Vol. 99, pp. 899-910, American journal of clinical nutrition, Bethesda, MD, C1

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Nutrient and core and non-core food intake of Australian schoolchildren differs on school days compared to non-school days.

Dr Carley Grimes, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2014), Vol. 83, pp. 104-111, Appetite, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Sources and correlates of sodium consumption in the first 2 years of life

Prof Karen Campbell, Gilly A. Hendrie, Prof Caryl Nowson, Dr Carley Grimes, Malcolm Riley, Dr Sandrine Lioret Suteau, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton

(2014), Vol. 114, pp. 1525-1532, Journal of the academy of nutrition and dietetics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Dietary salt intake, sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, and obesity risk

Dr Carley Grimes, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Prof Karen Campbell, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2014), Vol. 109, pp. 8-9, World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal
2013

Dietary salt intake assessed by 24 h urinary sodium excretion in Australian schoolchildren aged 5–13 years

Dr Carley Grimes, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Prof Karen Campbell, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 1789-1795, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Dietary salt intake, sugar-sweetened beverage consumption, and obesity risk

Dr Carley Grimes, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Prof Karen Campbell, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2013), Vol. 131, pp. 14-21, Pediatrics, Elk Grove Village, Ill., C1

journal

Is socioeconomic status associated with dietary sodium intake in Australian children? A cross-sectional study

Dr Carley Grimes, Prof Karen Campbell, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 1-7, BMJ Open, London, England, C1

journal

Dietary sodium intake is associated with total fluid and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in US children and adolescents aged 2 - 18 y : NHANES 2005 - 2008

Dr Carley Grimes, Jacqueline D Wright, Kiang Liu, Prof Caryl Nowson, Catherine M Loria

(2013), Vol. 91, pp. 189-196, American journal of clinical nutrition, Bethesda, Md., C1

journal
2011

Sources of Sodium in Australian children's diets and the effect of the application of sodium targets to food products to reduce sodium intake

Dr Carley Grimes, Prof Karen Campbell, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2011), Vol. 105, pp. 468-477, British journal of nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1

journal
2010

The use of table and cooking salt in a sample of Australian adults

Dr Carley Grimes, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2010), Vol. 19, pp. 256-260, Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal
2009

Consumer knowledge and attitudes to salt intake and labelled salt information

Dr Carley Grimes, A/Prof Lynn Riddell, Prof Caryl Nowson

(2009), Vol. 53, pp. 189-194, Appetite, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal
2008

An evaluation of the reported sodium content of Australian food products

Dr Carley Grimes, Prof Caryl Nowson, Prof Mark Lawrence

(2008), Vol. 43, pp. 2219-2229, International journal of food science and technology, Oxford, England, C1

journal

Grants

Australian Competitive Grants

Dietary salt reduction in Victorian schoolchildren

Dr Carley Grimes

NHF Fellowship - Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - National Heart Foundation of Australia

  • 2015: $75,000
  • 2014: $75,000

Aussie Salt Challenge. A web-based intervention to reduce salt intake in Victorian school children

Dr Carley Grimes, Prof Caryl Nowson, Prof Karen Campbell, Dr Alison Booth

NHF Vanguard Grant - National Heart Foundation of Australia

  • 2015: $74,829

Reducing population salt consumption in Victoria

Prof Caryl Nowson, Prof Bruce Neal, Dr Jacqui Webster, Dr Carley Grimes, Dr Elizabeth Dunford, Dr Steve Jan

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2016: $176,171

Other Public Sector Funding

Victorian Consumer survey of knowledge, attitudes and behaviours related to salt intake

Dr Carley Grimes, Prof Caryl Nowson

  • 2016: $7,000
  • 2015: $63,000

Other Funding Sources

Visit to the Children's Nutrition Research Centre (CNRC), Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Dr Carley Grimes

  • 2015: $5,000

Supervisions

Data will be available in 2017