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Judy Appleton is an Associate Lecturer in the area of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Science in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences. She teaches at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Judy has commenced research into a range of issues relating to food provision in community settings and institutions.
Unit Chair HSN205
Unit Chair HSN 402/HSN 742
Judy's research has included:
• investigation into the eating habits, mobility, nutritional status, social and food shopping habits of the home-based elderly.
• investigation into barriers to achieving adequate food intake in institutionalised settings.
• nutritional assessment and meal satisfaction of clients in an institutionalised setting.
Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD). 1994 – Current.
Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA). 1983 – Current.
Victorian Branch of Dietitians Association of Australia.
Rehabilitation and aged care interest group (RACIG), Vic chapter 2001 – current.
Food service interest group (DAA), 2008
Meals Victoria, 2005 - current
Member of the Professional Education Committee (DAA), University Representative 2004-2006.
2007 DAA 25th National Conference, Tasmania
Oral presentation – “Splitting the meal – when do older Australians consume their home delivered meal?”
2006 DAA 24th National Conference, Sydney
Oral presentation – “The nutritional significance of home delivered meals” and co-author of a poster – “Insight:
responding to the food service educational needs of dietetic