Staff profile - Melanie Nichols

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Dr Melanie Nichols

Position: Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: Deakin Population Health SRC
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Phone: +61 3 52278446 +61 3 52278446
Email: melanie.nichols@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography summary

Dr Melanie Nichols is a Senior Research Fellow at the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention at Deakin University, and the lead researcher on the Heart Foundation / Deakin University Heart Disease Statistics Program (HeartStats). Melanie’s research focuses on the epidemiology of heart disease and other non-communicable diseases, community-based approaches to promoting health and evaluation of large scale interventions and natural experiments.


Research

Research interests

Evaluation of large scale and 'natural' experiments in public health

Epidemiological modelling of non-communicable diseases

Community-based approaches to obesity prevention

Improved use of routine datasets for monitoring population health


Research page

https://www.deakin.edu.au/apps/research/find-a-researcher/75647/Dr-Melanie-Nichols


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