Staff profile - Catherine Milte

Dr Catherine Milte

Position: Lecturer In Nutritional Sciences
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Exercise & Nut. Sci.
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 68280 +61 3 924 68280
Email: catherine.milte@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Memberships

Member The Nutrition Society of Australia

Affiliations

Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA)


Professional activities

Member of the Deakin University Human Ethics Advisory Group.

Reviewer for peer-reviewed international journals, including Nutrition and Metabolism; Prostaglandins Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids (PLEFA); Journal of Affective Disorders; Health and Quality of Life Outcomes; Appetite; Journal of Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease (JPAD)

Academic

Teaching Interests

Associate supervisor of two PhD students


Conferences and seminars

Milte CM*, Thorpe MG, Crawford D, Ball K, McNaughton SA (2014). Measures of diet quality are associated with physical and mental health status of older Australians: the WELL study. San Diego, United States. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting. 21st-24th May.

Milte CM, Thorpe MG, Crawford D, Ball K, McNaughton SA (2013). Diet quality is associated with physical and mental health status of older Australians. Brisbane, Australia. Nutrition Society of Australia 37th Annual Scientific Meeting. 4th-6th December.

Milte CM, Thorpe MG, Crawford D, Ball K, McNaughton SA (2013). Diet quality is associated with physical and mental health status of older Australians. Ballarat, Australia. Australian Society for Medical Research Annual Scientific Conference. 17th-20th November.

Milte CM, Sinn N, Street SJ, Coates AM, Buckley J & Howe PRC. 2012. Long chain omega-3 fatty acid supplementation improves cognition and mood in older Australians with memory problems. (Oral presentation) Biannual meeting of the International Society of the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids. Vancouver, Canada.

Milte CM, Sinn N, Coates AM, Buckley J, Young RM & Howe PRC. 2012. Improvements in childhood learning and behaviour accompany increases in omega-3 status. (Poster presentation) Biannual meeting of the International Society of the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids. Vancouver, Canada.

Milte CM. 2011. Omega-3s, cognition and mood in older Australians with memory problems. Australasian Section of the American Oil Chemists’ Society Biennial Conference. (Oral presentation) Adelaide, Australia.

Milte CM, Sinn N, Coates AM, Buckley JD, Young RM & Howe PRC. 2010. Effects of EPA versus DHA on literacy and behaviour in children with ADHD and learning difficulties. (Oral presentation) Biannual meeting of the International Society of the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids. Maastricht, The Netherlands.

Milte CM, Sinn N, Coates AM, Buckley J & Howe PRC. 2009. Erythrocyte polyunsaturated fatty acid status, memory and cognition in older adults with mild cognitive impairment and healthy controls. (Oral presentation) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia & the Nutrition Society of New Zealand. Newcastle, Australia.

Milte C, Sinn N, Buckley J, Coates AM, Young RM, Howe PRC. 2008. Associations between erythrocyte polyunsaturated fatty acids and cognitive assessments in children with ADHD and learning difficulties. (Oral presentation) Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia. Adelaide, Australia.

Awards

Awards and prizes

2013 John M Kinney Award for Pediatric Nutrition
2013-2014  Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
2012 New Investigator Award in Lipids and Health
2012  Healthy Development Adelaide Travel Grant Award
2010 New Investigator Award in Lipids and Health
2010  Healthy Development Adelaide Travel Grant Award
2010 NSA Annual Scientific Meeting Student Travel Grant
2009 NSA Annual Scientific Meeting Student Travel Grant
2008  NSA Annual Scientific Meeting Student Travel Grant
2007-2010 South Australian Department of Health Research Award


Research

Research interests

Nutrition, chronic disease, mental health and well-being in older adults.
Health research in vulnerable populations, including children and older people.


Research page

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/K-3726-2013


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