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Dr Jennifer Cohen

Discipline of Paediatrics
T: 
(02) 9382 1372
E: 
jennifer.cohen2@health.nsw.gov.au

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Jennifer Cohen is a conjoint lecturer of the School of Women’s & Children’s Health in the Faculty of Medicine, UNSW and a clinical dietitian in the Kids Cancer Centre, Sydney Children’s Hospital.

Jennifer specialises in the area of nutrition in paediatric oncology both during and after cancer treatment. Her research interests include the impact of cancer therapy on the nutritional status of childhood cancer patients. Her focus is on assessing the dietary intake and habits of survivors of childhood cancer as well as improving the nutritional status of those undergoing active treatment.

Qualifications: PhD, BSc (Nutrition), Masters (Nutr & Diet)

Research
Field of Research (FOR) Tag: 
Paediatrics
Cancer Therapy (excl. Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy)
Nutrition and Dietetics
Socio-economic Objective (SEO) tags: 
Child Health
Teaching & Supervision
I am available to supervise: 
Yes
Areas of supervision: 

ILP

Honours

Masters

PhD

Supervision keywords: 
childhood cancer
overweight & obesity
diet quality
enteral nutrition
malnutrition
Media & Expertise
Areas of expertise: 

Nutrition for children with cancer and survivors of childhood cancer.

Infant & Child Nutrition

Fussy eating in children

Children with overweight and obesity & models of care