Ms Sonia Brockington



Lecturer in Humanitarian Health


Faculty of Arts and Education


SHSS Arts & Education


Melbourne Burwood Campus


Master in Public Health, University of Melbourne, 2012
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2012
Graduate Certificate in Sport Nutrition, Deakin University, 2004
Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics, University of Newcastle, 1995


Research interests

Interest in clinical dietetics as it relates to improving evidence based management. Clinical interest ins in the area of ICU and gastrointestinal surgery

International Health/Nutrition - particularly interested in child stunting and relationship to social and economic development

Teaching interests

Contribute to teaching into masters of Dietetics programs with a focus in clinical dietetics and professional development

Unit chair of undergraduate and post graduate nutrition units in sports nutrition and international nutrition


Units taught

Professional Practice Dietetics (chair)

International Nutrition (chair)

Sports Nutriton (chair)

Sports Nutrition: Theory and Practice (chair)

Principles of Dietetics (teaching staff)

Clinical Practice Dietetics (teaching staff)

Food Service Management (teaching staff)

Knowledge areas

Clinical dietietics, sports nutriton, international nutrition


Dietitians Association of Australia 2014 poster presentation - "Engaging Dietetics Students in Social Media"


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'Calibrating to scale: A framework for humanitarian health organizations to anticipate, prevent, prepare for and manage climate-related health risks'

P Nayna Schwerdtle, E Irvine, S Brockington, C Devine, M Guevara, K Bowen

(2020), Vol. 16, Globalization and Health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Using webinars for the education of health professionals and people affected by cancer: processes and evaluation

M Chiswell, A Smissen, A Ugalde, D Lawson, R Whiffen, S Brockington, A Boltong

(2018), Vol. 33, pp. 583-591, Journal of cancer education, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Food insecurity among university students in Victoria: A pilot study

D Micevski, L Thornton, S Brockington

(2014), Vol. 71, pp. 258-264, Nutrition and Dietetics, C1

journal article

Pilot study of an innovative model for clinical education in dietetics

N Roberts, S Brockington, E Doyle, L Pearce, A Bowie, N Simmance, S Evans, T Crowe

(2009), Vol. 66, pp. 39-46, Nutrition and Dietetics, C1

journal article

Innovative model for clinical education in dietetics

N Roberts, S Brockington, E Doyle, L Pearce, A Bowie, N Simmance, S Evans, T Crowe

(2009), Vol. 66, pp. 33-38, Nutrition and Dietetics, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Design of an Australian Facilities Survey on Management of Polioviruses and potentially infectious materials (PIMs)

Ms Sonia Brockington, Ms Simran Chahal

  • 2020: $9,090


Associate Supervisor

Neha Rathi

Thesis entitled: The Examination of Indian Secondary School Food and Nutrition Landscape

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (High Cost), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences