• Bond University

    4229 Gold Coast

    Australia

  • 40 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
20162019
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Personal profile

Research interests

Research Dietitian at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane working with the Metabolic Research Collaborative. Projects involve clinical research studies in chronic disease prevention and treatment. Role includes implementation of the Mediterranean diet in practice. Collaborating on  project ‘the Role of Potassium in Sodium Handling and Blood Pressure’ with team of hypertension specialists.

 

Research Fellow at La Trobe University, Melbourne for the Australian Mediterranan diet (AUSMED) Heart Trial. Completed PhD on this trial investigating effect of Medtiterranean diet intervention for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease. Key outcome investigated include, diet pattern adherence, adiposity, inflammation and dietary inflammatory index.

 

Reserch Fellow for Project GRIT (Growth, Resilience, Insights, Thrive): a pilot single-arm intervention study to prevent childhood obesity; a collaboration between Weight Loss Solutions Australia and Bond University. 

Education/Academic qualification

Nutrition and Dietetics , PhD, La Trobe University

20152018

Human Nutrition, Bachelor of Health Sciences, Queensland University of Technology

20102013

External positions

Postdoctoral Research Fellow , La Trobe University

Jun 2018 → …

Research Dietitian , Princess Alexandra Hospital

Jun 2018 → …

PhD Candidate and Associate Lecturer , La Trobe University

Feb 2015Jun 2018

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Projects 2019 2019

Research Output 2016 2019

  • 40 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 10 Article
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Australian patients with coronary heart disease achieve high adherence to 6-month Mediterranean diet intervention: preliminary results of the AUSMED Heart Trial

Mayr, H., Tierney, A. C., Kucianski, T., Thomas, C. J. & Itsiopoulos, C., 1 May 2019, In : Nutrition. 61, p. 21-31 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mediterranean Diet
Coronary Disease
Fat-Restricted Diet
Nutritionists
Maintenance
10 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

A Mediterranean diet model in australia: Strategies for translating the traditional Mediterranean diet into a multicultural setting

George, E. S., Kucianski, T., Mayr, H. L., Moschonis, G., Tierney, A. C. & Itsiopoulos, C., 9 Apr 2018, In : Nutrients. 10, 4, 465.

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Mediterranean Diet
Mediterranean diet
chronic diseases
Chronic Disease
Population
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Central obesity and the Mediterranean diet: A systematic review of intervention trials

Bendall, C. L., Mayr, H. L., Opie, R. S., Bes-Rastrollo, M., Itsiopoulos, C. & Thomas, C. J., 12 Dec 2018, In : Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition. 58, 18, p. 3070-3084 15 p.

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Open Access
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Mediterranean Diet
Mediterranean diet
Abdominal Obesity
systematic review
Nutrition
4 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Improvement in dietary inflammatory index score after 6-month dietary intervention is associated with reduction in interleukin-6 in patients with coronary heart disease: The AUSMED heart trial

Mayr, H. L., Itsiopoulos, C., Tierney, A. C., Ruiz-Canela, M., Hebert, J. R., Shivappa, N. & Thomas, C. J., 1 Jul 2018, In : Nutrition Research. 55, p. 108-121 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Nutrition
interleukin-6
Coronary Disease
Interleukin-6
Anthropometry
8 Citations (Scopus)
3 Downloads (Pure)

Mediterranean-type diets and inflammatory markers in patients with coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mayr, H. L., Tierney, A. C., Thomas, C. J., Ruiz-Canela, M., Radcliffe, J. & Itsiopoulos, C., 1 Feb 2018, In : Nutrition Research. 50, p. 10-24 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Mediterranean Diet
systematic review
Nutrition
meta-analysis
Coronary Disease