Felice Jacka

Felice N Jacka


Professor Felice Jacka is an NHMRC Career Development Fellow at Deakin University where she is director of the Food and Mood Centre. She is president of the International Society for Nutritional Psychiatry Research (ISNPR) and the Australian Alliance for the Prevention of Mental Disorders (APMD). Professor Jacka has pioneered and led a highly innovative program of research that examines how individuals’ diets, and other lifestyle behaviours, interact with the risk for mental health problems. Her current work focuses closely on the links between diet, gut health and mental and brain health. This research is being carried out with the ultimate goal of developing new, evidence-based prevention and treatment strategies for mental disorders.

Epidemiology Global Health Nutrition Psychiatry & Psychology Public Health

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Director Food and Mood Centre

Deakin University
January 2011
Food and Mood Centre

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