Faculty of Health

Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research

Katie Lacy

Position Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences
Email katie.lacy@deakin.edu.au
Area School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Phone +61 3 52273477
Campus Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


Role and profile
Dr Katie Lacy is a Lecturer in Nutritional Science and a member of the Centre
for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) within the School of Exercise and Nutrition
Sciences. Dr Lacy is the Geelong Campus Coordinator for four nutrition-related undergraduate units.



Teaching responsibilities
Lecturer: HSN101 Food: Nutrition, Culture and Innovation
Lecturer: HSN201 Principles of Nutrition
Lecturer: HSN202 Lifespan Nutrition
Lecturer: HSN301 Diet and Disease



Research interests
Dr Lacy’s primary research interests are children’s eating behaviour, childhood obesity,
child-feeding strategies and children’s fruit and vegetable intakes. She has conducted research using
a range of methodologies, including experimental and laboratory-based eating behaviour approaches,
focus groups, social network analysis and analysis of community-based cross-sectional and
longitudinal surveys.

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12th June 2012