Dr Elena George

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer in Nutrition & Dietetics

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, La Trobe University, 2018
Master of Dietetics, , 2012
Bachelor of Food Science & Nutrition, Deakin University, 2011

Contact

elena.george@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68622

Biography

Elena George is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics. She completed her PhD at La Trobe University investigating the efficacy of a Mediterranean diet vs a low fat diet in the reversal of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and insulin resistance. Elena has experience in the private practice and the clinical research settings as a practicing dietitian. She is interested in translational research, in particular enhancing evidence based practice in dietetics through research. Her interests are in traditional dietary patterns and their practical application for the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Her research also focuses on the provision of dietary interventions within multicultural cohorts prevalent in countries such as Australia. Elena is particularly interested in metabolic syndrome, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and cardiovascular disease.

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Research interests

Traditional dietary patterns (such as the Mediterranean diet) and practical application for the prevention and management of chronic diseases.

The provision of dietary interventions within multicultural cohorts prevalent in countries such as Australia.

Metabolic syndrome, diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and cardiovascular disease.

Publications

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2018

Practical dietary recommendations for the prevention and management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in adults

E George, A Forsyth, C Itsiopoulos, A Nicoll, M Ryan, S Sood, S Roberts, A Tierney

(2018), Vol. 9, pp. 30-40, Advances in nutrition, Oxford, Eng., C1

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A mediterranean diet model in Australia: strategies for translating the traditional mediterranean diet into a multicultural setting

E George, T Kucianski, H Mayr, G Moschonis, A Tierney, C Itsiopoulos

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 1-20, Nutrients, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Randomization to 6-month Mediterranean diet compared with a low-fat diet leads to improvement in Dietary Inflammatory Index scores in patients with coronary heart disease: the AUSMED Heart Trial

Hannah Mayr, Colleen Thomas, Audrey Tierney, Teagan Kucianski, Elena George, Miguel Ruiz-Canela, James Hebert, Nitin Shivappa, Catherine Itsiopoulos

(2018), Vol. 55, pp. 94-107, Nutrition research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2016

A randomised controlled trial of a Mediterranean Dietary Intervention for Adults with Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (MEDINA): study protocol

Elena Papamiltiadous, Stuart Roberts, Amanda Nicoll, Marno Ryan, Catherine Itsiopoulos, Agus Salim, Audrey Tierney

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-7, BMC gastroenterology, London, Eng., C1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

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Supervisions

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