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Kathryn Backholer

Senior research fellow, Deakin University

Kathryn Backholer is a Senior Research Fellow in the Global Obesity Centre, a World Health Organisation Centre for the Prevention of Obesity. She leads a team of staff and students working to inform policy and practice of the most effective ways to improve diet-related ill-health and reduce social inequalities in health.


  • 2015–present
    Senior Research Fellow, Deakin University


  • 2009 
    Monash University, PhD

Research Areas

  • Epidemiology (111706)
  • Preventive Medicine (111716)
  • Public Health And Health Services (1117)