madeline west

Madeline West

Research Fellow, Department of Neuroscience, Monash University
Madeline is a Research Fellow in the Body Image & Eating Disorders Research Group in the Department of Neuroscience at Monash University.

Madeline holds a Bachelor of Human Nutrition (La Trobe University) and a Bachelor of Food & Nutrition Sciences honours (Deakin University). She is also in the final stages of her PhD at Deakin University.

Madeline is leading the Talking About Weight in General Practice Study, a project to identify how GPs, Practice Nurses, and Medical Students raise and discuss weight with patients. Madeline is also involved in research projects developing digital technologies to detect and prevent eating disorders. Madeline’s other research interests include eating disorders in individuals with higher weight and weight stigma, as well as the nutritional treatment of eating disorders and gut symptoms.

Madeline is Co-Chair of the Australian and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) Special Interest Group Committee and Secretary for the Australasian Human Microbiome Research Network (AHMRN).

You can keep up to date with Madeline’s research on Twitter @madilouwest

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