Mrs Cindy Needham



Research Fellow Grade 1


Faculty of Health


School of Health & Soc. Dev.


Geelong Waterfront Campus

+61 3 522 73198


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A systematic review of the Australian food retail environment: characteristics, variation by geographic area, socioeconomic position and associations with diet and obesity

C Needham, G Sacks, L Orellana, E Robinson, S Allender, C Strugnell

(2020), Vol. 21, pp. 1-22, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Food retail environments in greater melbourne 2008-2016: Longitudinal analysis of intra-city variation in density and healthiness of food outlets

Cindy Needham, Liliana Orellana, Steven Allender, Gary Sacks, Miranda Blake, Claudia Strugnell

(2020), Vol. 17, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Variation in the physical activity environment according to area-level socio-economic position-a systematic review

Jane Jacobs, Laura Alston, Cindy Needham, Kathryn Backholer, Claudia Strugnell, Steven Allender, Melanie Nichols

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 686-700, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Other Public Sector Funding

Food environment inequalities and obesity in Victorian Growth Areas, from paddock to shopping centre gate

Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Steven Allender, A/Prof Gary Sacks, Prof Liliana Orellana, Mrs Cindy Needham

  • 2020: $7,254
  • 2019: $90,000
  • 2018: $90,000

Food swamps, deserts or swampy deserts? Do regional Victorian children have access to healthy food retail? Does this influence weight status, dietary intake and wellbeing

Dr Claudia Strugnell, Mrs Cindy Needham, Prof Liliana Orellana, Prof Steven Allender, Dr Miranda Blake, Ms Jane Jacobs, A/Prof Gary Sacks

  • 2021: $90,000


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