AsPr Tim Crowe

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, Monash University, 1991
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 1995
Master of Nutrition & Dietetics, University of Sydney, 2000

Biography summary

Associate Professor Tim Crowe is a nutrition academic within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and is also an Accredited Practising Dietitian. He teaches across the undergraduate and postgraduate programs in nutrition dietetics in the areas of nutritional physiology and biochemistry as well as the applied role of nutrition in disease prevention and management, particularly obesity, diabetes and cancer. He is actively involved in several areas of nutrition research including specialised nutrition in the prevention of surgical complications; malnutrition identification; and nutrition support in wound healing.

Research interests

Associate Professor Crowes research interests focus on the use of specialised nutrition support in wound healing (particularly pressure ulcers), the prevention of post-surgical complications in cancer patients using immuno-enhancing nutrients, and the identification and treatment of malnutrition in hospitalised patients.

Affiliations

Dietitians Association of Australia
Nutrition Australian
Australian Medical Writers Association

Teaching interests

Unit Chair: HSN701 Principles of Nutrition

Lecturer: HSN201 Principles of Nutrition
Lecturer: HSN301 Diet and Disease
Lecturer: HSN307 Sports Nutrition
Lecturer: HSN744 Principles of Dietetics
Lecturer: HSN740 Nutrition Research Skills
Lecturer: HSN742 Food Service Management

Supervises 1 PhD student

Conferences

1. O’Reilly S, Crowe TC. Team-based learning in dietetics: new method, better outcomes? Dietitians Association of Australia 30th National Conference, Canberra, May 2013 ORAL

2. Barker LA, Gray K, Wilson L, Thomson B, Shedda S, Crowe TC. Preoperative immunonutrition and its effect on postoperative outcomes in gastrointestinal surgery patients: a randomised control trial. International Congress of Dietetics, Sydney, September 2012 ORAL

3. Desneves K, Leigh B, Pearce L, Rafferty J, King J, Brown D, Woodward M, Martin R, Crowe T. The effect of different doses of an arginine-containing supplement on the healing of pressure injuries. International Congress of Dietetics, Sydney, September 2012 ORAL

4. Chapman B, Hamilton K, Brockbank C, Pearce L, Gow P, Crowe T. Does oral branched chain amino acid supplementation in patients awaiting liver transplantation improve nutritional outcomes? Dietitians Association of Australia 29th National Conference, Adelaide, May 2011 ORAL

5. Gout B, Garth A, Fetterplace K, Barker L, Crowe T. Malnutrition identification, diagnosis and dietetic referrals – does education to dietitians improve documentation of malnutrition? Dietitians Association of Australia 29th National Conference, Adelaide, May 2011 POSTER

6. Hill A, Kiss A, Hodgson B, Crowe TC, Walsh A. Associations between nutritional status, weight loss, radiotherapy treatment toxicity and treatment outcomes in gastrointestinal cancer patients: a pilot study. Dietitians Association of Australia 28th National Conference, Melbourne, May 2010 POSTER

7. Desneves K, Pearce L, Jervis-Reid E, Bramley A, Evans R, Lauder A, Gojanovic M, Crowe TC. Investigation of factors impacting on fluid intake adequacy of patients with dyspahgia in three Melbourne Health Networks. Dietitians Association of Australia 28th National Conference, Melbourne, May 2010 POSTER

8. Barker L, Gray C, Wilson L, Thomson B, Shedda S, Crowe TC. The effect of pre-operative oral immunonutrition therapy on postoperative outcomes in gastrointestinal surgery patients. Dietitians Association of Australia 28th National Conference, Melbourne, May 2010 POSTER

9. Brewer S, Desneves K, Pearce L, Mills K, Dunn L, Brown D, Crowe TC. A pilot study of the effect of a specialised nutritional supplement on pressure ulcer healing in community spinal patients. Dietitians Association of Australia 28th National Conference, Melbourne, May 2010 POSTER

10. Brewer S, Desneves K, Pearce L, Mills K, Dunn L, Brown D, Crowe TC. Effect of an arginine-containing supplement on the healing of pressure ulcers in community spinal patients. Australian Wound Management Conference, Perth, March 2010 ORAL

Awards

• Nutrition Australia Life Membership
• Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence 2008
• Joan Woodhill Prize 1999 – by the Dietitians Association of Australia for the best research project undertaken by a dietetics student at the University of Sydney
• Servier Award 1995 - by the Endocrine Society of Australia for the best published paper by a researcher under the age of 35 years

Publications

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2016

A combination of omega-3 fatty acids, folic acid and B-group vitamins is superior at lowering homocysteine than omega-3 alone: a meta-analysis

Mrs Samantha Dawson, Dr Steve Bowe, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2016), Vol. 36, pp. 499-508, Nutrition research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2015

Nutritional management of gastrointestinal surgical patients in Victoria's public hospitals

Lisa Barker, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2015), Vol. 72, pp. 240-246, Nutrition & dietetics, London, Eng., C1

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The Paleo diet – does it have a role in the management of diabetes?

A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2015), pp. -, Diabetes management journal, London, Eng., C1

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2013

Preoperative immunonutrition and its effect on postoperative outcomes in well-nourished and malnourished gastrointestinal surgery patients: a randomised controlled trial

Mrs Lisa Barker, Christine Gray, L. D. Wilson, B. N. J. Thomson, Dr Susan Shedda, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2013), Vol. 67, pp. 802-807, European journal of clinical nutrition, London, England, C1

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2012

The effect of different doses of an arginine-containing supplement on the healing of pressure ulcers

B. Leigh, Mrs Kate Desneves, J. Rafferty, Ms Leonie Pearce, S. King, M. C. Woodward, Dr Douglas Brown, R. Martin, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2012), Vol. 21, pp. 150-156, Journal of wound care, London, England, C1

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2011

Use of an arginine-enriched oral nutrition supplement in the healing of pressure ulcers in patients with spinal cord injuries : an observational study

Brooke R. Chapman, Kelly J. Mills, Ms Leonie Pearce, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2011), Vol. 68, pp. 208-213, Nutrition and dietetics, Richmond, Vic., C1-1

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Hospital malnutrition : prevalence, identification and impact on patients and the healthcare system

Mrs Lisa Barker, Belinda S. Gout, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2011), Vol. 8, pp. 514-527, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Associations between nutritional status, weight loss, radiotherapy treatment toxicity and treatment outcomes in gastrointestinal cancer patients

Amanda Brooke Hill, Nicole Kiss, Belinda Hodgson, A/Prof Tim Crowe, Mr Adam Walsh

(2011), Vol. 30, pp. 92-98, Clinical nutrition, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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2010

Nutritional status, nutrition practices and post-operative complications in patients with gastrointestinal cancer

A. K. Garth, C. M. Newsome, Natalie Simmance, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2010), Vol. 23, pp. 393-401, Journal of human nutrition and dietetics, Oxford, England, C1

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Effect of an arginine-containing nutritional supplement on pressure ulcer healing in community spinal patients

S. Brewer, Mrs Kate Desneves, Ms Leonie Pearce, Kerry E Mills, L. Dunn, Dr Douglas Brown, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2010), Vol. 19, pp. 311-316, Journal of wound care, London, England, C1

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2009

Malnutrition identification, diagnosis and dietetic referrals: Are we doing a good enough job?

Belinda S. Gout, Mrs Lisa Barker, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2009), Vol. 66, pp. 206-211, Nutrition & dietetics, Richmond, Vic., C1

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Nutrition therapy in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers

A/Prof Tim Crowe, Miss Cara Brockbank

(2009), Vol. 17, pp. 90-99, Wound practice and research, West Leederville, W.A., C1

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Dietary portfolio approach to reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease : the polymeal revisited

A/Prof Tim Crowe, Mehdi Shabani, Miss Cara Brockbank

(2009), Vol. 66, pp. 164-169, Nutrition and dietetics, Brisbane, Qld., C1

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Effects of conjugated linoleic acid on myogenic and inflammatory responses in a human primary muscle and tumor coculture model

Amy Larsen , A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2009), Vol. 61, pp. 687-695, Nutrition and cancer, Abingdon, England, C1

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Pilot study of an innovative model for clinical education in dietetics

Mr Noel Roberts, Ms Sonia Brockington, Elizabeth Doyle, Ms Leonie Pearce, Miss Alison Bowie, Natalie Simmance, Mrs Sherryn Evans, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2009), Vol. 66, pp. 39-46, Nutrition and dietetics, Brisbane, Qld., C1

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Innovative model for clinical education in dietetics

Mr Noel Roberts, Ms Sonia Brockington, Elizabeth Doyle, Ms Leonie Pearce, Miss Alison Bowie, Natalie Simmance, Mrs Sherryn Evans, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2009), Vol. 66, pp. 33-38, Nutrition and dietetics, Brisbane, Qld., C1

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2008

Recognition by medical and nursing professionals of malnutrition and risk of malnutrition in elderly hospitalised patients

Naomi Adams, A/Prof Tim Crowe, Miss Alison Bowie, Natalie Simmance, Michael Murray

(2008), Vol. 65, pp. 144-150, Nutrition and dietetics, Brisbane, Qld., C1

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Conjugated linoleic acid suppresses myogenic gene expression in a model of human muscle cell inflammation

Amy Larsen , A/Prof David Cameron-Smith, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2008), Vol. 138, pp. 12-16, Journal of nutrition, Bethesda, Md., C1

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2006

What is all the fuss about trans fatty acids?

Prof Andrew Sinclair, A/Prof Tim Crowe, A/Prof David Cameron-Smith

(2006), Vol. 73, pp. 13-15, Chemistry in Australia, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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2005

Safety of low-carbohydrate diets

A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2005), Vol. 6, pp. 235-245, Obesity reviews, Oxford, England, C1

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Treatment with supplementary arginine, vitamin C and zinc in patients with pressure ulcers: A randomised controlled trial

Mrs Kate Desneves, Bree E. Todorovic, Ann Cassar, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2005), Vol. 24, pp. 979-987, Clinical nutrition, Edinburgh, Scotland, C1

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Ovarian cancer

A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2005), Vol. 4, pp. 83-88, Journal of complementary medicine, Chatswood, N.S.W., C1

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2004

Two important exceptions to the relationship between energy density and fat content: food with reduced-fat claims and high-fat vegetable-based dishes

Miss Helen La Fontaine, A/Prof Tim Crowe, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Carl Gibbons

(2004), Vol. 7, pp. 563-568, Public health nutrition, Wallingford, England, C1

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Energy density of foods and beverages in the Australian food supply: influence of macronutrients and comparison to dietary intake

A/Prof Tim Crowe, Miss Helen La Fontaine

(2004), Vol. 58, pp. 1485-1491, European journal of clinical nutrition, London, England, C1

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2003

Low carbohydrate diets: what are the potential short and long term health implications?

Shane A. Bilsborough, A/Prof Tim Crowe

(2003), Vol. 12, pp. 397-404, Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition, Melbourne, Vic., C1

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