Meet Dr Meg Adam, the most recent addition to the INFANT team as Research Project Manager.
Megs professional career encompasses a journey that has addressed the social determinants of health, food policy, food security and preventive health from both a policy and research perspective. She completed her PhD ‘Starved of Power: Dietary Colonisation of Aboriginal People’ in 2009 and is currently working on a second PhD! Her research experience also encompasses consultancy work including work with our team in 2020 leading a rapid review for Vic Health titled ‘What Works to Improve Nutrition and Food Sustainability across the First 2000 Days of Life’.
Meg was previously a Research Fellow with IHT working in the REFRESH CRE on healthy food retail environments. Prior to that she has been a tertiary educator, program manager, Director, and a member of both national and state committees. Key roles include four years as the National Program Manager/Knowledge Broker for the Primary Health Network web tool ‘Preventive Health Matters’, available to health professionals across Australia. She has also held a range of public health nutrition positions within the Tropical Public Health Unit in Queensland Health culminating as the Director of Public Health Nutrition.
Meg is a passionate, motivated, and highly committed health professional who puts health, nutrition, and sociological knowledge to beneficial community use.