Researcher biography

Associate Professor Judy Bauer has a strong commitment to the dietetics profession and is the Translational Research Leader for the Dietitians Association of Australia. From 2010-2016 she was the Director of the Centre for Dietetics Reseach at the University of Queensland, served as the foundation Chair of the Nutrition Group of the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia and an Editorial Board Member for Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. Judy has served two terms as a Director of the Dietitians Association of Australia, Associate Editor and Supplement Editor of Nutrition & Dietetics. From 2009-2013 she was a member of the Australian Dietetics Council, which advises on nutrition and dietetics curricula and competencies and reviews programs in Australia.

Associate Professor Judy Bauer's research interests include evidence based practice, translational research, nutrition intervention for malnutrition, cancer and chronic kidney disease. A focus has been in measuring outcomes of dietetic intervention, development of appropriate tools in clinical practice and role of fish oil in cachexia and inflammation. Her research has included development and validation of nutrition screening and assessment tools, innovative dietetic intervention programs in oncology and chronic kidney disease, evidence based practice guidelines for the nutritional management of cachexia, radiation therapy and new wiki based head and neck cancer. She is regularly invited to speak on the topic of evidence-based practice, translational research, nutrition screening and assessment, and oncology nutrition interventions.