Staff profile - Tim Crowe

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Aprof Tim Crowe

Position: Associate Professor
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92517266 +61 3 92517266
Fax: +61 3 924 46017 +61 3 924 46017
Email: tim.crowe@deakin.edu.au

Biography

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.


Qualifications

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


Memberships

Member Dieticians Association Australia,Member Sports Dietitians Australia

Affiliations

Dietitians Association of Australia
Nutrition Australian
Australian Medical Writers Association


LinkedIn profile

http://au.linkedin.com/pub/tim-crowe/21/78b/a2b/


Personal website

http://www.thinkingnutrition.com.au

Academic

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 and seminars

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

Awards and prizes

• 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


Research

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.


Research page

http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=croweti


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