Dr Catherine Milte

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer In Nutritional Sciences

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

Research interests

Nutrition, chronic disease, mental health and well-being in older adults.
Health research in vulnerable populations, including children and older people.

Affiliations

Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA)

Teaching interests

Associate supervisor of two PhD students

Conferences

Milte CM*, Thorpe MG, Crawford D, Ball K, McNaughton SA (2014). Measures of diet quality are associated with physical and mental health status of older Australians: the WELL study. San Diego, United States. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting. 21st-24th May.

Milte CM, Thorpe MG, Crawford D, Ball K, McNaughton SA (2013). Diet quality is associated with physical and mental health status of older Australians. Brisbane, Australia. Nutrition Society of Australia 37th Annual Scientific Meeting. 4th-6th December.

Milte CM, Thorpe MG, Crawford D, Ball K, McNaughton SA (2013). Diet quality is associated with physical and mental health status of older Australians. Ballarat, Australia. Australian Society for Medical Research Annual Scientific Conference. 17th-20th November.

Milte CM, Sinn N, Street SJ, Coates AM, Buckley J & Howe PRC. 2012. Long chain omega-3 fatty acid supplementation improves cognition and mood in older Australians with memory problems. (Oral presentation) Biannual meeting of the International Society of the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids. Vancouver, Canada.

Milte CM, Sinn N, Coates AM, Buckley J, Young RM & Howe PRC. 2012. Improvements in childhood learning and behaviour accompany increases in omega-3 status. (Poster presentation) Biannual meeting of the International Society of the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids. Vancouver, Canada.

Milte CM. 2011. Omega-3s, cognition and mood in older Australians with memory problems. Australasian Section of the American Oil Chemists’ Society Biennial Conference. (Oral presentation) Adelaide, Australia.

Milte CM, Sinn N, Coates AM, Buckley JD, Young RM & Howe PRC. 2010. Effects of EPA versus DHA on literacy and behaviour in children with ADHD and learning difficulties. (Oral presentation) Biannual meeting of the International Society of the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids. Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Milte CM, Sinn N, Coates AM, Buckley J & Howe PRC. 2009. Erythrocyte polyunsaturated fatty acid status, memory and cognition in older adults with mild cognitive impairment and healthy controls. (Oral presentation) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia & the Nutrition Society of New Zealand. Newcastle, Australia.

Milte C, Sinn N, Buckley J, Coates AM, Young RM, Howe PRC. 2008. Associations between erythrocyte polyunsaturated fatty acids and cognitive assessments in children with ADHD and learning difficulties. (Oral presentation) Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia. Adelaide, Australia.

Professional activities

Member of the Deakin University Human Ethics Advisory Group.

Reviewer for peer-reviewed international journals, including Nutrition and Metabolism; Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids (PLEFA); Journal of Affective Disorders; Health and Quality of Life Outcomes; Appetite; Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease (JPAD)

Awards

2013 John M Kinney Award for Pediatric Nutrition
2013-2014  Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
2012 New Investigator Award in Lipids and Health
2012  Healthy Development Adelaide Travel Grant Award
2010 New Investigator Award in Lipids and Health
2010  Healthy Development Adelaide Travel Grant Award
2010 NSA Annual Scientific Meeting Student Travel Grant
2009 NSA Annual Scientific Meeting Student Travel Grant
2008  NSA Annual Scientific Meeting Student Travel Grant
2007-2010 South Australian Department of Health Research Award

Publications

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2016

A comparison of the dietary patterns derived by principal component analysis and cluster analysis in older Australians

Miss Maree Thorpe, Dr Catherine Milte, Prof David Crawford, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-14, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1

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Associations between physical activity, television viewing and postnatal depressive symptoms amongst healthy primiparous mothers

Dr Megan Teychenne, Dr Gavin Abbott, Ms Paige van der Pligt, Prof Kylie Ball, A/Prof Karen Campbell, Dr Catherine Milte, A/Prof Kylie Hesketh

(2016), Vol. 10, pp. 62-67, Mental health and physical activity, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Dietary patterns and successful ageing: a systematic review

Dr Catherine Milte, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton

(2016), Vol. 55, pp. 423-450, European journal of nutrition, Berlin, Germany, C1

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A revised Australian dietary guideline index and its association with key sociodemographic factors, health behaviors and body mass index in peri-retirement aged adults

Maree G Thorpe, Dr Catherine Milte, Prof David Crawford, A/Prof Sarah Mcnaughton

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 160-172, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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2015

Influence of health locus of control on recovery of function in recently hospitalized frail older adults

Dr Catherine Milte, Mary Luszcz, Julie Ratcliffe, Stacey Masters, Maria Crotty

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 341-349, Geriatrics and gerontology international, Richmond, Vic, C1-1

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Associations of diet quality with health-related quality of life in older Australian men and women

Dr Catherine Milte

(2015), Vol. 64, pp. 8-16, Experimental gerontology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Costs and advance directives at the end of life: a case of the ‘Coaching Older Adults and Carers to have their preferences Heard (COACH)’ trial

Billingsley Kaambwa, Julie Ratcliffe, S. L. Bradley, Stacey Masters, Owen Davies, Craig Whitehead, Dr Catherine Milte, Ian D. Cameron, Tracey Young, Jason Gordon, Maria Crotty

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 1-12, BMC health services research, London, Eng., C1

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Increased erythrocyte eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid are associated with improved attention and behavior in children with ADHD in a randomized controlled three-way crossover trial

Dr Catherine Milte, Natalie Parletta, John Buckley, Alison M. Coates, Ross McD. Young, Peter Howe

(2015), Vol. 19, pp. 954-964, Journal of attention disorders, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

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2014

Telomere shortening in elderly individuals with mild cognitive impairment may be attenuated with w-3 fatty acid supplementation : a randomized controlled pilot study

Nathan O`Callaghan, Natalie Parletta, Dr Catherine Milte, Bianca Benassi-Evans, Michael Fenech, Peter Howe

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 489-491, Nutrition, New York, N. Y., C1-1

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How important is health status in divining quality of life for older people? An exploratory study of the views of older South Australians

Dr Catherine Milte, Ruth Walker, Mary Luszcz, A/Prof Emily Lancsar, Billingsley Kaambwa, Julie Ratcliffe

(2014), Vol. 12, pp. 73-84, Applied health economics and health policy, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Relationship between erythrocyte omega-3 content and obesity is gender dependent

Peter Howe, Jonathan Buckley, Karen J. Murphy, Tahna Pettman, Dr Catherine Milte, Alison M. Coates

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 1850-1860, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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2013

Nutritional modulation of cognitive function and mental health

N. Parletta, Dr Catherine Milte, A/Prof Barbara J Meyer

(2013), Vol. 24, pp. 725-743, Journal of nutritional biochemistry, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Dairy foods and dairy protein consumption is inversely related to markers of adiposity in obese men and women

Karen J. Murphy, Georgina Crichton, Kathryn Dyer, Alison M. Coates, Tahna Pettman, Dr Catherine Milte, Alicia A. Thorpe, Narelle Berry, Jonathan Buckley, Manny Noakes, Peter Howe

(2013), Vol. 5, pp. 4665-4684, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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2012

Eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids, cognition, and behavior in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder: A randomized controlled trial

Dr Catherine Milte, N. Parletta, Jonathan Buckley, Alison M. Coates, Ross McD. Young, Peter Howe

(2012), Vol. 28, pp. 670-677, Nutrition: an international journal of applied and basic nutritional science, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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Effects of n-3 fatty acids, EPA v. DHA, on depressive symptoms, quality of life, memory and executive function in older adults with mild cognitive impairment: a 6-month randomised controlled trial

Dr Natalie Sinn, Dr Catherine Milte, Steven J. Street, Jonathan Buckley, Alison M. Coates, John Petkov, Peter Howe

(2012), Vol. 107, pp. 1682-1693, British journal of nutrition : an international journal of nutritional science, Cambridge, England, C1-1

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2011

Erythrocyte polyunsaturated fatty acid status, memory,cognition and mood in older adults with mild cognitive impairment and healthy controls

Dr Catherine Milte, Dr Natalie Sinn, Steven J. Street, Jonathan Buckley, Alison M. Coates, Peter Howe

(2011), Vol. 84, pp. 153-161, Prostaglandins, leukotrienes & essential fatty acids, London, England, C1-1

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Diet and sleep in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder : Preliminary data in Australian children

Sarah Lee Blunden, Dr Catherine Milte, Dr Natalie Sinn

(2011), Vol. 15, pp. 14-24, Journal of child health care, London, England, C1-1

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Polyunsaturated fatty acids, cognition and literacy in children with ADHD with and without learning difficulties

Dr Catherine Milte, Dr Natalie Sinn, Jonathan Buckley, Alison M. Coates, Ross McD. Young, Peter Howe

(2011), Vol. 15, pp. 299-311, Journal of child health care, London, England, C1-1

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2010

Oiling the brain : a review of randomized controlled trials of omega-3 fatty acids in psychopathology across the lifespan

Dr Natalie Sinn, Dr Catherine Milte, Peter Howe

(2010), Vol. 2, pp. 128-170, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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Dose-dependent increases in heart rate variability and arterial compliance in overweight and obese adults with DHA-rich fish oil supplementation

Nicholas J. Sjoberg, Dr Catherine Milte, Jonathan Buckley, Peter Howe, Alison M. Coates, David A. Saint

(2010), Vol. 103, pp. 243-248, British journal of nutrition : an international journal of nutritional science, Cambridge, England, C1-1

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2009

From ADHD to Alzheimer’s : Omega-3 fatty acids and mental health

Dr Natalie Sinn, Dr Catherine Milte, Peter Howe

(2009), pp. 611-641, Fatty acids in health promotion and disease causation, Urbana, Ill., B1-1

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Polyunsaturated fatty acid status in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, and Alzheimer's disease : towards an omega-3 index for mental health?

Dr Catherine Milte, Dr Natalie Sinn, Peter Howe

(2009), Vol. 67, pp. 573-590, Nutrition reviews, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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2008

Dose-dependent effects of docosahexaenoic acid-rich fish oil on erythrocyte docosahexaenoic acid and blood lipid levels

Dr Catherine Milte, Alison M. Coates, Jonathan Buckley, Alison M. Hill, Peter Howe

(2008), Vol. 99, pp. 1083-1088, British journal of nutrition : an international journal of nutritional science, Cambridge, England, C1-1

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2007

Ghrelin selectively reduces mechanosensitivity of upper gastrointestinal vagal afferents

Amanda J. Page, James A. Slattery, Dr Catherine Milte, Rhianna C. Laker, Tracey O'Donnell, Camilla Dorian, Stuart M. Brierley, L. Ashley Blackshaw

(2007), Vol. 292, pp. G1376-G1384, American journal of physiology : gastrointestinal and liver physiology, Bethesda, Md., C1-1

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