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About Roger Hughes

Professor Hughes joined Bond in 2012 following more than a decade as academic discipline lead in nutrition and dietetics at Griffith University and the University of the Sunshine Coast, where he was Australia's first Chair in Public Health Nutrition. Prior to academia, he helped pioneer the development of public health nutrition as a practice area in the Australian health system.
Professor Hughes has research interests in allied and public health workforce development, which informs his role in leading curriculum renewal and program development in the health professions.
An accredited dietitian/ nutritionist, Professor Hughes is internationally recognised for his research and scholarship on public health nutrition workforce development, previously working as external advisor to workforce development projects in the European Union and more recently in Indonesia for the World Bank.
Between 2004-2010, Roger served as Deputy Editor of Public Health Nutrition, the foremost journal in this field internationally. He is currently Secretary (Professional Affairs) of the World Public Health Nutrition Association and Associate Editor of the journal World Nutrition.
In 2010, his work in health professional education was recognised by an ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning in the professional disciplines of dietetics and public health nutrition.
PhD - Griffith University
Master of Public Health - Curtin University of Technology
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Promotion - Curtin University of Technology
Graduate Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics - Queensland Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science (Physiology & Biochemistry) - University of Queensland

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Nutrition & Dietetics and Public Health

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Honors and Awards

  • ALTC Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (Australian Learning and Teaching Council)

Contact Information

Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine
Bond University QLD 4229
Tel: +61 7 559 55219


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