NHMRC Public Health PhD Scholar, Monash University

Melanie is a dietitian and health economist. She is due to complete her PhD in mid 2017 which explores the question "what is the role for dietitians in this shifting socio-political landscape". Today, the unhealthy food choices are the easy choices. Using the discipline of economics, and the skills of critical thinking, Melanie's work intends to offer novel options to make decisions necessary to achieve the healthy food choices as the easy choices.


  • –present
    NHMRC Public Health PhD Scholar Monash University, Monash University


  • 2005 
    Monash University, Health Economics