Briar McKenzie is a PhD candidate and research assistant within The George Institute for Global Health’s Office of the Chief Scientist.
Her work involves supporting research activities within the Public Health Advocacy and Policy Impact team and the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Population Salt Reduction. At the start of 2018 Briar commenced a PhD at UNSW, as a recipient of a Scientia PhD Scholarship. Her PhD focuses on assessing gender disparities in dietary intake and non-communicable disease risk factors and outcomes.
Briar holds an undergraduate degree in Nutritional Science (BSc) and a Master’s of Dietetics (MDiet) from the University of Otago, New Zealand.