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Yasmine Probst

Associate Professor, School of Medical, Indigenous and Health Sciences, University of Wollongong

Dr Yasmine Probst is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and a Fellow by the Australasian Institute for Digital Health. She is the current Associate Head of School (Equity, Diversity and Inclusion with the School of Medical, Indigenour and Health Sciences and holds a Senior Research fellowship with Multiple Sclerosis Australia and leads the Eatright MS research team at the University of Wollongong. In 2018 she was recognised by the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute awarded the Dame Bridget Ogilvie Clinical Research Excellence award and 2019 recipient of a Vice Chancellors award for Excellence in Community Engagement.

Yasmine holds dual Masters qualifications in both dietetics and in health informatics and has been the recipient of consecutive National Health and Medical Research Council fellowships. She 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 now applies these skills to support people living with multiple sclerosis to understand lifestyle self-management of their condition. 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)