Adriana Selwyn’s work at the Vitality Institute centers on promoting healthy lifestyles by addressing major non-communicable disease risk factors, such as unhealthy diets and excess alcohol use. Adriana focuses on creating environments, through engaging the workforce and public and private sectors, which facilitate healthy choices for better health, disease prevention and environmental sustainability.
Before relocating to New York, Adriana worked in public health research with the Food Policy team at The George Institute for Global Health. Here she was involved with the “Drop the Salt” project, a community project aimed at reducing population salt intake through knowledge and behavior change interventions. Prior to that, Adriana worked as an Accredited Practicing Dietitian at Concord Repatriation General Hospital in Sydney, helping patients in a range of clinical areas meet nutritional requirements to manage their medical conditions.
Adriana obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition (Hons I) from the University of Sydney.
World Health Day 2015: “From Farm to Plate, Make Food Safe”
How can we promote cross-sector collaboration and work with suppliers, manufacturers and distributors to ensure food safety and food security across the global food supply chain?
Saying Yes to Interconnectedness
Exploring the link between diets, nutrition, and climate change.
Packing a Punch: Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables
Learn about nutritious versus energy-dense and nutrient-poor foods, and see where your favorite snack ranks in terms of its nutrient density score.
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