Bree Whiteoak

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HDR Students, Woolworths Centre for Childhood Nutrition

Bree Whiteoak is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a PhD candidate within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at QUT. Her research project at the Woolworths Centre for Childhood Nutrition Research will explore relationships between socioeconomic status, food insecurity, diet, and the gut microbiome in pregnant women.

While studying a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics, Bree gained experience working as a research assistant and went on to complete her own paediatric nutrition research project. Since graduating, she has had four years of experience in a nutrition communications role and her areas of interest include women’s health, early life nutrition and the gut microbiome.