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Senior researcher, Institute for Health Transformation, Deakin University

Dr Huggins is a senior researcher at Deakin’s Institute for Health Transformation and previously held a NHMRC TRIP (Translating Research into Practice) fellowship in the department of Nutrition Dietetics and Food at Monash University. Dr Huggins trained in basic science, obtaining her PhD in nutritional physiology, and has built upon these skills to develop expertise in pre-clinical and clinical research to address complex problems in healthcare.


  • 2021–present
    Associate Professor, Deakin University
  • 2010–2021
    Senior Lecturer, Monash University


  • 2007 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2003 
    The University of Melbourne, BSc(Hons)