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Felice Jacka

Alfred Deakin Professor, Deakin University

Alfred Deakin Professor Felice Jacka OAM is the founder and director of the Food & Mood Centre at Deakin University and the founder of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR). She has led the establishment of the field of Nutritional Psychiatry, which investigates the potential of diet and nutrition in the prevention and treatment of mental and brain disorders.


  • 2011–present
    Professor, Food & Mood Centre, Deakin University


  • 2009 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2004 
    University of Melbourne, PostGrad Diploma Medical Science
  • 2003 
    Swinburne University of Technology, Bachelor of Arts (equivalent) Psychology
  • 1987 
    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Arts


Order of Australia