Appointed December 2020
Dr Anne-Therese McMahon is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Wollongong whose research focuses on patient centred practice that supports human and planetary health outcomes. Her research to date has investigated effective, meaningful health behaviour change through using qualitative health research methodologies to explore patient and practitioner perspectives and practice. Dr McMahon supports reciprocal research working with a broad array of individuals representing different age and health condition related contexts.
Dr McMahon is an innovative dietitian educator/researcher in the School of Medicine who has focussed on utilising her non-traditional academic background through integrating learning and research opportunities within her roles as Course Director for Masters of Nutrition Management (MNM) program and the Bachelor of Nutrition Science. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 30 years’ experience with the Dietitians Association of Australia and a member of Nutrition Society of Australia. She has served as Education Coordinator for the Australian Research Council (ARC) Key Centre Smart Foods and has been an active researcher for the National Centre of Excellence in Functional Foods.
Dr McMahon has a developing track record in qualitative health research and 50 publications in scientific journals.