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Dr Claire Margerison

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2014
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2007
Master of Nutrition & Dietetics, Deakin University, 1996
Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 1993

Contact

Research interests

Dr Claire Margerison is a member of the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) and is involved in research collaborations focussing on diet in the prevention of chronic disease, dietary change, food and nutrition education, dietetic education, and food literacy.

Affiliations

Dietitians Association of Australia
Accredited Practising Dietitian program
Nutrition Society of Australia

Teaching interests

Dr Claire Margerison is the Course Director of the Master of Dietetics and senior lecturer within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. Claire teaches into the Master of Dietetics and supervises research students at both the honours and PhD level.

Conferences

Margerison C, Van der Pligt P, Murray E, Condo D. Are we adequately supporting dietetic student mental health prior to and during placements? Dietitians Association of Australia 35th National Conference, Sydney, May 2018 (workshop).

Margerison C, Riddell LJ, McNaughton S,  Nowson CA. Dietary patterns and blood pressure in a sample of adult Australians. International Congress of Dietetics, Granada, Spain, Sep 2016 (poster presentation).

Allman-Farinelli M, Brimblecombe J, Van der Pligt P, Walton K. Building research capacity across the spectrum of dietetic practice: Challenges and opportunities. Dietitians Association of Australia 33rd National Conference, Melbourne, May 2016 (workshop facilitation - Margerison C & Condo, D).

Margerison C, Riddell LJ, Wattanapenpaiboon N, McNaughton S, Nowson CA. Associations between dietary patterns and blood pressure in a sample of Australian adults. International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods., Brisbane, Sep 2015 (oral presentation).

Margerison C, Riddell LJ, Nowson CA. Does dietary assessment of sodium intake provide a useful assessment of individual 24-hr urinary excretion in a sample of free-living Australian adults? International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods., Brisbane, Sep 2015 (poster presentation).

Margerison C, Desneves K. McRorie T. Implementing a CE-led Collaborative Learning Model (CLM) for Clinical Placement. Dietitians Association of Australia 32nd National Conference, Perth, May 2015 (workshop).

Evans, S. and Margerison, C. Supporting the Mental Health of Dietetic Students. Dietitians Association of Australia 32nd National Conference Perth, May 2015. (oral presentation)

Professional activities

Course Director: Master of Dietetics
Dietetics Advisory Board
School Teaching and Learning Committee
Faculty Academic Progress Committee
CPN consultative group

Awards

2017 Faculty of Health Staff Award

“Highly Commended Presentation in Population Health” – 2008 School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences Higher Degree by Research Student Symposium

Publications

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2018

Dietetics students' construction of competence through assessment and placement experiences

C Palermo, J Dart, A Begley, E Beck, R Bacon, J Tweedie, L Mitchell, J Maher, D Gallegos, M Kennedy, J Kellett, C Margerison, R Crawford, W Stuart-Smith

(2018), Vol. 75, pp. 307-315, Nutrition and dietetics, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Teachers' perspectives of a new food literacy curriculum in Australia

J Nanayakkara, C Margerison, A Worsley

(2018), Vol. 118, pp. 48-61, Health education, Bingley, Eng., C1

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Salt consumption by Australian adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mary-Anne Land, Bruce Neal, Claire Johnson, Caryl Nowson, Claire Margerison, Kristina Petersen

(2018), Vol. 208, pp. 75-81, Medical journal of Australia, Sydney, N.S.W., C1

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Maternal serum uric acid levels and blood pressure during pregnancy: A community-based cohort study

G Zhou, C Holzman, Z Luo, C Margerison

(2018), Vol. 222, pp. 64-69, European journal of obstetrics gynecology and reproductive biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Parents' and young adults' perceptions of secondary school food education in Australia

J Nanayakkara, M Burton, C Margerison, A Worsley

(2018), Vol. 120, pp. 1151-1166, British food journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

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Knowledge and attitudes are related to selected salt-specific behaviours among Australian parents

Durreajam Khokhar, Caryl Nowson, Claire Margerison, Bruce Bolam, Carley Grimes

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 1-17, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Digital Education to Limit Salt in the Home (DELISH) Program improves knowledge, self-efficacy, and behaviors among children

Carley Grimes, Alison Booth, Durreajam Khokhar, Madeline West, Claire Margerison, Karen Campbell, Caryl Nowson

(2018), Vol. 50, pp. 547-554, Journal of nutrition education and behavior, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Senior secondary school food literacy education: importance, challenges, and ways of improving

Janandani Nanayakkara, Claire Margerison, Anthony Worsley

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 1-16, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal
2017

The development of a web-based program to reduce dietary salt intake in schoolchildren: study protocol

C Grimes, A Booth, D Khokhar, M West, C Margerison, K Campbell, C Nowson

(2017), Vol. 6, JMIR Research protocols, Toronto, Ont., C1

journal

Iodine intakes of Victorian schoolchildren measured using 24-h urinary iodine excretion

K Beckford, C Grimes, C Margerison, L Riddell, S Skeaff, C Nowson

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 1-12, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal

Importance of food literacy education for senior secondary school students: food system professionals' opinions

J Nanayakkara, C Margerison, A Worsley

(2017), Vol. 55, pp. 284-295, International journal of health promotion and education, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Food professionals' opinions of the Food Studies curriculum in Australia

J Nanayakkara, C Margerison, A Worsley

(2017), Vol. 119, pp. 2945-2958, British food journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Online interprofessional education in dietetic students

S Evans, C Ward, C Margerison

(2016), Vol. 73, pp. 268-274, Nutrition & dietetics, Milton, Qld., C1

journal
2013

Dietary sources and meal distribution of sodium and potassium in a sample of Australian adults

C Margerison, L Riddell, N Wattanapenpaiboon, C Nowson

(2013), Vol. 70, pp. 294-299, Nutrition & dietetics, Richmond, Vic., C1

journal
2011

Influence of dietary modifications on the blood pressure response to antihypertensive medication

C Huggins, C Margerison, A Worsley, C Nowson

(2011), Vol. 105, pp. 248-255, British journal of nutrition, Cambridge, England, C1

journal
2008

Dietary approaches for weight loss with increased intakes of fruit, vegetables and dairy products

A Booth, C Nowson, A Worsley, C Margerison, M Jorna

(2008), Vol. 65, pp. 115-120, Nutrition and dietetics, Brisbane, Qld., C1

journal
2005

Blood pressure change with weight loss is affected by diet type in men

C Nowson, A Worsley, C Margerison, M Jorna, S Godfrey, A Booth

(2005), Vol. 81, pp. 983-989, American journal of clinical nutrition, Bethesda, MD, C1

journal
2004

Blood pressure response to dietary modifications in free-living individuals 1,2

C Nowson, A Worsley, C Margerison, M Jorna, A Frame, S Torres, S Godfrey

(2004), Vol. 134, pp. 2322-2329, Journal of nutrition, Bethesda, MD, C1

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The effect of calcium supplementation on bone density in premenarcheal females: a co-twin approach

M Cameron, L Paton, C Nowson, C Margerison, M Frame, J Wark

(2004), Vol. 89, pp. 4916-4922, Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, Baltimore, MD, C1

journal
2003

Pregnancy and lactation have no long-term deleterious effect on measures of bone mineral in healthy women: a twin study

L Paton, J Alexander, C Nowson, C Margerison, M Frame, B Kaymakci, J Wark

(2003), Vol. 77, pp. 707-714, American journal of clinical nutrition, Bethesda, MD, C1

journal
2002

Vitamin D intake and vitamin D status of Australians

C Nowson, C Margerison

(2002), Vol. 177, pp. 149-152, Medical journal of Australia, Glebe, N.S.W., C1

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Hormone replacement therapy and bone mineral density: a co-twin approach

C Margerison, L Paton, C Nowson, F Hossain, B Kaymakci, J Wark

(2002), Vol. 9, pp. 436-442, Menopause, New York, NY., C1

journal
2001

Association of birth weight and current body size to blood pressure in female twins

C Nowson, R MacInnis, J Hopper, J Alexander, L Paton, C Margerison, J Wark

(2001), Vol. 4, pp. 378-384, Twin research, Bowen Hills, Qld., C1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2018

Gamage Janandani Madhushika Nanayakkara

Thesis entitled: Senior Secondary School Food Literacy Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (Low Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

Kelsey Beckford

Thesis entitled: Iodine intakes and food sources of iodine in Victorian Schoolchildren

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (Low Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences