Gina Ambrosini

RPHNutr, BAppSc Curtin, MPH PhD W.Aust., Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Funding overview

Additional research grants (not listed under grants/projects):

  • Energy drinks: an emerging health risk for children and adolescents. Telethon-Perth Children’s Hospital Research Fund: 2017-18.  Trapp G, Cross D, Martin K, Christian H, Ambrosini GL, Oddy WH.  
  • A longitudinal study of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (metabolic syndrome), diet, and depression in adolescence. National Heart Foundation of Australia and Beyond Blue Cardiovascular Disease and Depression Strategic Research Program (G 08P 4036): 2009-2011. Oddy WH, Ambrosini GL, Silburn S, Beilin LJ, Mori T. 



Gina is a registered public health nutritionist and epidemiologist with over 20 years of experience in public health nutrition research. She has worked as a researcher in Australia and the United Kingdom. She was a senior scientist at MRC Human Nutrition Research in Cambridge between 2009 and 2014.

Research interests

Gina's research has focused on the dietary determinants of obesity and cardio-metabolic health, particularly in children and young people, and the factors that influence dietary intake in populations.

Research expertise keywords

  • Nutrition
  • Cardiovascular nutrition
  • Diet, nutrition, metabolism and obesity
  • Nutritional epidemiology
  • Public health nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Childhood obesity

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Research Output

The independent prospective associations of activity intensity and dietary energy density with adiposity in young adolescents

Van Sluijs, E. M. F., Sharp, S. J., Ambrosini, G., Cassidy, A., Griffin, S. J. & Ekelund, U., 2016, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 115, 5, p. 921-929

The University of Western Australia

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  • Risk factors for surgically treated benign prostatic hyperplasia in Western Australia

    Fritschi, L., Tabrizi, J., Ambrosini, G. & Timperio, A., 2007, In : Public Health. 121, 10, p. 686-687

    The University of Western Australia

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