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Associate professor, University of Wollongong

Dr Yasmine Probst is a Research Fellow with the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute and an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian. Yasmine has been recognised as a Fellow by the Australasian Society of Health Informatics. In 2018 she was recognised by the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute awarded the Dame Bridget Ogilvie Clinical Research Excellence award.

Yasmine holds Masters qualifications in both dietetics and in health informatics and has been the recipient of consecutive National Health and Medical Research Council fellowships. She is the current Honours Coordinator for Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Wollongong and coordinator of the Visiting Researcher program for the Smart Foods Centre.

Yasmine has worked within the clinical trials research team to manage food-based intervention trials with a specific focus on dietary methodology, dietary modeling and food composition. She is a leader for food composition data use in Australia and in 2016 she was recognised by the Food and Agriculture Organization for her work in this area. In 2013, she developed a virtual interdisciplinary Centre for Nutrition Informatics. She is an active member of the Dietitians Association of Australia, Nutrition Society of Australia and the Health Informatics Society of Australia. Yasmine has presented her research at a number of national and international conferences and published widely.


  • 2012–present
    Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong
  • 2010–2012
    Senior Research fellow, University of Wollongong


  • 2016 
    University of Wollongong, Master of Health Informatics (Distinction)
  • 2009 
    University of New South Wales, International Graduate Certificate in Food Composition
  • 2006 
    University of Wollongong, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2005 
    University of Wollongong, Graduate Certificate in Business
  • 2003 
    University of Wollongong, Master of Science (Nutrition and Dietetics)

Professional Memberships

  • Dietitians Association of Australia
  • Nutrition Society of Australia
  • Health Informatics Society of Australia

Research Areas

  • Nutrition And Dietetics (1111)