Dr Gilly Hendrie
Dr Gilly Hendrie is a Research Scientist and Team Leader within the Public Health & Programs Group of CSIRO Nutrition and Health Program. Her expertise is in understanding dietary intake patterns and developing novel ways to improve our food choices. In particular she is interested in the assessment of diet quality and developing digital tools to capture what we eat and to inititate changes in our eating habits. Her research has resulted in the lauch of the online CSIRO Healthy Diet Score Survey – which over 200,000 Australians have completed. Gilly has also designed many technology based interventions to change, support, and monitor dietary behaviour change for health and obesity. For example, she led the development and evaluation of a smartphone app to increase vegetable intake in Australian adults; and currently leads the scientific evolution of the CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet Online which has tranformed a clinically tested dietary intervention into an evidenced-based digital program. Gilly has a strong track record in publishing evidence-based research.