Dr Brooke Harcourt is a Senior Research Officer and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Peter Doherty fellow in the Centre for Hormone Research at Murdoch Childrens Research Institute. She is an accredited practicing dietitian and nutritonist and medical researcher investigating the origins of childhood obesity through the Royal Children’s Hospital, Childhood RioRepository of Australia: COBRA study. Our aim is to gain a better understanding of the multifactorial processes that lead to obesity in childhood, so that we can provide better treatments, education and dietary advice to patients.
EMCR Fellow: Australian Academy of Science, National Committee of Nutrition
Victorian Convener: Australian Society for Medical Researchers Medical Research Week Committee
Honorary Fellow, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne