Global eHealth Research
and Innovation Cluster
Professor Clare Collins
Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics,
Co-Director P...
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The University of Newcastle’s Research
Strengths
• Research-intensive institution with an exceptional record of achievem...
3
Global eHealth Research and Innovation
Cluster Vision
• Collective expertise across multiple disciplines to provide inno...
4
Global eHealth Research and Innovation Cluster
Key Research Capabilities
• Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) - a ...
5
• Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour
• PRC for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health (CTNMH)
• The Wol...
Food & Beverage Supply Chain Optimisation
Industrial Transformation Training Centre
• Industrial Transformation Training C...
Food & Beverage Supply Chain Optimisation
Industrial Transformation Training Centre
• Opportunities for the Australian foo...
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Upcoming Events: eHealth Innovation Seminar
When: 2-5pm, Friday 16 May 2014 Where: Newcastle City Hall
The eHealth Innov...
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Upcoming Events: eHealth Solutions Roundtable
When: Thursday 19 June 2014 Where: HMRI Building
The Global eHealth Resear...
Can you tell us
 Everything you have learnt about food and
nutrition in the last 30 years
 About systemic healthcare iss...
BMI helps identify those
most at risk of
developing an illness or
dying because of
excess weight
BMI = weight (kg)
height ...
CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System
available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/sta...
CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System
available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/sta...
CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System
available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/sta...
CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System
available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/sta...
CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System
available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/sta...
Age-Adjusted Prevalence of Obesity and Diagnosed Diabetes Among
U.S. Adults Aged 18 Years or older
Obesity (BMI ≥30 kg/m2)...
April 16, 2014 A presentation to company name |
www.newcastle.edu.au
18
Average worldwide consumption increased
from 9.5 gallons/person/year in 1997 to
11.4 gallons per person per year in 2010.
 1 in 5 children
 3 in 5 adult men
 2 in 5 adult women
Who is overweight or obese?
Being really overweight hurts!
Health consequences of overweight in kids
Short-term
 Stigmatisation and bias
 Psychological problems
Girls at greater r...
‘But we usually eat
really healthy!’
How do our eating habits rate?
http://www.eatforhealth.gov.au/food-
essentials/how-much-do-we-need-
each-day/serve-sizes
How do our eating habits rate?
 Over 15 years energy intake
increased in Australia
by 3-4% in adults
(260-400kJ or 60-100 Calories per day)
by 11-15% ...
Trends in family food intake
 Less family meals
 More pre-packaged food
 Low vegetables
 More added fat and sugar and ...
It is so easy to eat more
kilojoules than you need
=
4430kJ 4430kJ
Food… Your choice
Size does matter
Chicken,Breast,Grilled/Bbq,No Skin 150g
Sauce,Tomato-Based, Homemade 2 tb
Rice,White,Boiled 3/4 cup
Zucch...
www.healthyeatingquiz.com.auICDAM8 ROME 14-17th
May 2012
32
One ‘No’ here will save many more ‘No’s
(and time ) at home!
You have to do
a lot of
exercise to
burn off excess
food
= 35 min
= 20 min
1 x
How much time have you got?
= 600 kJ
 Newcastle University Kilojoule Kilometer
Exchange using IT http://nukkeit.com
 How far have you walked?
 See what you ...
omen
nd
heir
hildren’s
ealth
We need to do more to make
it easier to eat healthy, be
active, access feedback and
expertise to keep us well
eHealth tech...
Prof Clare Collins - Nutrition & eHealth
Prof Clare Collins - Nutrition & eHealth
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  1. 1. Global eHealth Research and Innovation Cluster Professor Clare Collins Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics, Co-Director Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Fellow of the Dietitians Association of Australia Academic Leader, Global eHealth Research and Innovation Cluster Email: clare.collins@newcastle.edu.au
  2. 2. 2 The University of Newcastle’s Research Strengths • Research-intensive institution with an exceptional record of achievement. • Ranked in the top 3% of universities in the world according to both the Times Higher Education World University and QS University Rankings. • Ranked equal 7th in Australia for research ‘well above world standard’ in the 2012 Excellence in Research Australia assessment (ERA) • 2012 ERA found 90% of our research was world standard or above. • The University is an established leader in health and medicine translating outstanding research into great innovation. www.newcastle.edu.au/research-and-innovation/innovation/hubs-and-clusters/global-ehealth/
  3. 3. 3 Global eHealth Research and Innovation Cluster Vision • Collective expertise across multiple disciplines to provide innovation for health providers, patients and health educators • eHealth and health innovation are clear priorities for the NSW government, the Australian government and internationally • leading research, development, translation and commercialisation of health technology to the benefit of patients, clinicians, teachers, educators and the general public • Bringing together organisations, companies, agencies, government and community to unearth priorities and challenges and to work together to produce collaborative innovative solutions for the benefit of Newcastle, NSW, Australia and beyond www.newcastle.edu.au/research-and-innovation/innovation/hubs-and-clusters/global-ehealth/
  4. 4. 4 Global eHealth Research and Innovation Cluster Key Research Capabilities • Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) - a partnership between the University of Newcastle, Hunter New England Local Health District and the. • Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity &Nutrition (PRC PAN) –interdisciplinary expertise in education, public health, nutrition, exercise physiology, food science. • Applied Informatics Research Group (AIR) - health informatics, information visualisation, data integration, serious computer games, user interface design, modelling, simulation • The Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) –rural initiative of UoN and NSW Ministry of Health to bring quality education and research programs to all rural areas. • PRC for Bioinformatics, Biomarker Discovery and Information-Based Medicine (CIBM) • Hunter Creative Industries and Technology Centre (HCIT) • Priority Research Centre for Gender, Health and Ageing
  5. 5. 5 • Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour • PRC for Translational Neuroscience and Mental Health (CTNMH) • The Wollotuka Institute – research and education for indigenous Australians. • Family Action Centre – – research and education to strengthen families and communities. • Centre for Interdisciplinary Built Environment Research – solutions in design and construction practice, spatial analysis, optimisation, industry policy and process. Global eHealth Research and Innovation Cluster Key Research Capabilities continued Further information about the Global eHealth Research and Innovation Cluster including upcoming events and email list: www.newcastle.edu.au/research-and-innovation/innovation/hubs-and-clusters/global-ehealth/ Contact: Kate Hayes - kate.hayes@newcastle.edu.au Ph 4921 5287
  6. 6. Food & Beverage Supply Chain Optimisation Industrial Transformation Training Centre • Industrial Transformation Training Centres: A government scheme fostering close partnerships between university-based researchers and other research end-users to provide innovative higher degrees by research and postdoctoral training for the end- user focused research industries vital to Australia's future. Contact: Prof. Martin Savelsbergh Professor School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences Faculty of Science and Information Technology (02) 4921 5534 Martin.Savelsbergh@newcastle.edu.au
  7. 7. Food & Beverage Supply Chain Optimisation Industrial Transformation Training Centre • Opportunities for the Australian food & beverage industry: – World food consumption will increase significantly (about 1/2 coming from China) – Growing markets for high-value food products – Proximity to the largest and fasted growing markets • 2013 National Food Plan: “By 2025 the value of Australia's agriculture and food-related exports should have increased by 45 per cent (in real terms), contributing to an increase in our gross domestic product.” • Requires safe food & beverage supply chains capable of supplying high quality and diverse products in a sustainable and affordable manner. The ITTC will train multi- disciplinary researchers with the knowledge and skills to develop unique solutions for the unique challenges encountered in food & beverage supply chains. • Team: University of Newcastle & University of Sydney • Partners: CSIRO, Coca-Cola Amatil, Sanitarium, Sunrice, Batlow Apples, NSW Department of Primary Industries
  8. 8. 8 Upcoming Events: eHealth Innovation Seminar When: 2-5pm, Friday 16 May 2014 Where: Newcastle City Hall The eHealth Innovation Seminar will be held in conjunction with the 2014 Hunter Innovation Forum. Find out about: • Collaborative Engagement: What are the benefits for industry partners? Working with academics partners - what does it involve? • Gaining a strong evidence-base to inform decision and policy making • R&D Tax benefits of research collaboration Potential commercial benefits of research collaboration • Two case studies of a recent successful industry and university partnership translated internationally with commercial and intellectual property outcomes • Networking session.
  9. 9. 9 Upcoming Events: eHealth Solutions Roundtable When: Thursday 19 June 2014 Where: HMRI Building The Global eHealth Research and Innovation Cluster will host a Solutions Roundtable that will address challenges raised at the eHealth Innovation Seminar (16 May 2014) and directly by Health Professionals. At the Roundtable, participants will discuss current health and technology challenges facing the relevant industries. Followed by a breakout into three separate streams built around the challenges identified will be facilitated by representatives from the cluster with the aim of identifying possible innovative and collaborative solutions. The Solutions Roundtable will consist of a morning session and an afternoon session (repeat of morning session) with a combined networking lunch.
  10. 10. Can you tell us  Everything you have learnt about food and nutrition in the last 30 years  About systemic healthcare issues in terms of access to education, specialists and care-givers Suggestions for change  What FMCG companies have to do food choice  Some insights on Fad Diets  You’ve got 12 minutes April 16, 2014 A presentation to company name | www.newcastle.edu.au 10
  11. 11. BMI helps identify those most at risk of developing an illness or dying because of excess weight BMI = weight (kg) height (meters)2 What is Body Mass Index or BMI?
  12. 12. CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics Obesity (BMI≥30 kg/m2) Diabetes <4.5%Missing data 4.5%–5.9% 6.0%–7.4% 7.5%–8.9% ≥9.0% 18.0%–21.9% <14.0%Missing Data 14.0%–17.9% 22.0%–25.9% ≥26.0% Age-Adjusted Prevalence of Obesity and Diagnosed Diabetes Among U.S. Adults 1994
  13. 13. CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics Obesity (BMI≥30 kg/m2) Diabetes <4.5%Missing data 4.5%–5.9% 6.0%–7.4% 7.5%–8.9% ≥9.0% 18.0%–21.9% <14.0%Missing Data 14.0%–17.9% 22.0%–25.9% ≥26.0% Age-Adjusted Prevalence of Obesity and Diagnosed Diabetes Among U.S. Adults 1998
  14. 14. CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics Obesity (BMI≥30 kg/m2) Diabetes <4.5%Missing data 4.5%–5.9% 6.0%–7.4% 7.5%–8.9% ≥9.0% 18.0%–21.9% <14.0%Missing Data 14.0%–17.9% 22.0%–25.9% ≥26.0% Age-Adjusted Prevalence of Obesity and Diagnosed Diabetes Among U.S. Adults 2002
  15. 15. CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics Obesity (BMI≥30 kg/m2) Diabetes <4.5%Missing data 4.5%–5.9% 6.0%–7.4% 7.5%–8.9% ≥9.0% 18.0%–21.9% <14.0%Missing Data 14.0%–17.9% 22.0%–25.9% ≥26.0% Age-Adjusted Prevalence of Obesity and Diagnosed Diabetes Among U.S. Adults 2006
  16. 16. CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics Obesity (BMI≥30 kg/m2) Diabetes <4.5%Missing data 4.5%–5.9% 6.0%–7.4% 7.5%–8.9% ≥9.0% 18.0%–21.9% <14.0%Missing Data 14.0%–17.9% 22.0%–25.9% ≥26.0% Age-Adjusted Prevalence of Obesity and Diagnosed Diabetes Among U.S. Adults 2010
  17. 17. Age-Adjusted Prevalence of Obesity and Diagnosed Diabetes Among U.S. Adults Aged 18 Years or older Obesity (BMI ≥30 kg/m2) Diabetes 1994 1994 2000 2000 No Data <14.0% 14.0-17.9% 18.0-21.9% 22.0-25.9% >26.0% No Data <4.5% 4.5-5.9% 6.0-7.4% 7.5-8.9% >9.0% CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation. National Diabetes Surveillance System available at http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/statistics 2010 2010
  18. 18. April 16, 2014 A presentation to company name | www.newcastle.edu.au 18
  19. 19. Average worldwide consumption increased from 9.5 gallons/person/year in 1997 to 11.4 gallons per person per year in 2010.
  20. 20.  1 in 5 children  3 in 5 adult men  2 in 5 adult women Who is overweight or obese?
  21. 21. Being really overweight hurts!
  22. 22. Health consequences of overweight in kids Short-term  Stigmatisation and bias  Psychological problems Girls at greater risk; increases with age  Boys at greater risk; high blood pressure, high cholesterol, enlarged heart, insulin resistance  Higher risk: type 1 & type 2 diabetes; asthma Long-term  Persistence – more likely to develop severe obesity  Socio-economic status – worse for girls, 7% lower income at age 23 years  Adult heart disease risk – starts in childhood  For boys, if BMI >25 at 18y (vs. BMI<19) = twice risk of death within 20 years
  23. 23. ‘But we usually eat really healthy!’
  24. 24. How do our eating habits rate? http://www.eatforhealth.gov.au/food- essentials/how-much-do-we-need- each-day/serve-sizes
  25. 25. How do our eating habits rate?
  26. 26.  Over 15 years energy intake increased in Australia by 3-4% in adults (260-400kJ or 60-100 Calories per day) by 11-15% in children (660-1250kJ or 150-300 Cal per day)
  27. 27. Trends in family food intake  Less family meals  More pre-packaged food  Low vegetables  More added fat and sugar and salt  Less milk  More sweet drinks  Lees fruit  More frequent snacks  Bigger serves
  28. 28. It is so easy to eat more kilojoules than you need = 4430kJ 4430kJ Food… Your choice
  29. 29. Size does matter Chicken,Breast,Grilled/Bbq,No Skin 150g Sauce,Tomato-Based, Homemade 2 tb Rice,White,Boiled 3/4 cup Zucchini 1/3 cup Carrots 1/3 cup Peas 3/4 cup 2,443kJ Chicken,Breast,Grilled/Bbq,No Skin 358g Sauce,Tomato-Based,Homemade 5 tb Rice,White,Boiled 2 cups 4,934kJ Equivalent to weight change of 23 kilos over 1 year
  30. 30. www.healthyeatingquiz.com.auICDAM8 ROME 14-17th May 2012 32
  31. 31. One ‘No’ here will save many more ‘No’s (and time ) at home!
  32. 32. You have to do a lot of exercise to burn off excess food
  33. 33. = 35 min = 20 min 1 x How much time have you got? = 600 kJ
  34. 34.  Newcastle University Kilojoule Kilometer Exchange using IT http://nukkeit.com  How far have you walked?  See what you have earned! NUKKE IT
  35. 35. omen nd heir hildren’s ealth
  36. 36. We need to do more to make it easier to eat healthy, be active, access feedback and expertise to keep us well eHealth technologies CAN make a big difference!

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