Rachel Bacon

Associate Professor

Former affiliations

University of Canberra

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20122018

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Biography

Rachel Bacon is an Associate Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Canberra (UC) in the Faculty of Health at the University of Canberra.  She has over 20 years experience as a dietitian and is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian (AdvAPD) with the Dietitian Association of Australia. 

Areas of Teaching

Rachel is a Fellow of the Academy of Higher Education and has received numerous research and teaching awards for her contribution to health education and work integrated learning including a national citation from the Office of Teaching and Learning. She was responsible for the establishment of the UC student-led dietetics clinics including outreach services to aged care facilities. Rachel convenes all the work-integrated learning and teaches Counselling and Communication in the Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics. 

Research Interests

Rachel’s research interests are in clinical dietetics – aged care, oncology and mental health; communication, counselling and behavior change; and education – programmatic assessment, interprofessional education, Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander perspectives and pedagogies and workforce development.  

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Canberra

Award Date: 30 Mar 1996

Master, University of Wollongong

Award Date: 30 Mar 1996

Bachelor, University of Canberra

Award Date: 30 Mar 1993

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Research Output

  • 2 Poster
  • 2 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Meeting Abstract

Dietitians Association of Australia, 35th National Conference, "Think Big", 17-19 May 2018, Sydney, Australia

BACON, R., KELLETT, J. & NAHON, I., 1 May 2018, Special Issue: Dietitians Association of Australia, 35th National Conference, “Think Big”. 1 ed. Nutrition and Dietetics, Vol. 75. p. 7-121 115 p. (Nutrition & dietetics: the journal of the Dietitians Association of Australia).

University of Canberra

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
  • Student-led clinical services within the university health clinic: Definition, educational practices and outcome

    Moore, K., BACON, R., Bialocerkowski, A., Ciccone, N., Haworth, N., Horstmanhof, L., Milne, N., Naumann, F., Sanderson, B. & Wells, C., 2018, In : Focus on Health Professional Education. 19, 2, p. 1-13 13 p.

    University of Canberra

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • Graduate Outcome Survey of an Australian Postgraduate Dietetics Program’

    BACON, R., Nyamayaro, M. & KELLETT, J., May 2017, p. 52-52. 1 p.

    University of Canberra

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterResearchpeer-review

  • Malnutrition Prevalence in Aged Care Residents: A Pilot Study

    KELLETT, J., NAUNTON, M. & BACON, R., 2015, In : Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 30, 3, p. 276-280 5 p.

    University of Canberra

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • Malnutrition in Australian aged care residents

    KELLETT, J. & BACON, R., 2012, In : Nutrition and Dietetics. 69, Sep2012 Supplement, p. 157

    University of Canberra

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting AbstractResearchpeer-review