Li Kheng Chai is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and a PhD candidate at the University of Newcastle. After completing a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Hons) in 2013 at the University of Newcastle, Li has acquired a range of experience in various disciplines including clinical dietetics, nutrition research, university tutoring, and community health promotion and education.
Li has a strong passion in children’s health and nutrition in which she undertakes her PhD in Nutrition & Dietetics and focuses on childhood obesity prevention and treatments. Her PhD research aims to treat obesity and reduce obesity advancement in children through dietary and lifestyle changes. Her current research interests lie in the fields of using technology to develop, deliver and evaluate nutrition and lifestyle interventions to improve children’s health and diet quality.