BSc (Hons Nutrition), MSc (Nutrition & Dietetics), PhD (Nutritional Epidemiology)

Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and Research Fellow

Dr Thodis had a background in clinical dietetics in aged care and migrant health. She transitioned to research on evidence-based dietary patterns, cuisines, and other lifestyle interventions to support successful ageing with a focus on the brain, cardiovascular, and gut health. Tania has been a research dietitian in randomised control trials testing the Mediterranean Diet pattern vs standard care diet as a model for prevention and/or management of chronic disease. She is an advocate for improving diet quality to support older people living at home or, in residential aged care and improving accessibility to dementia care resources for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.

Dr Thodis is a bilingual researcher with the Moving Pictures Project to raise dementia awareness using multilingual multi-media; contributor to the ADAPT short films for dementia prevention and MINDSET study; and Project Manager for Draw-Care to facilitate the co-design and trial of multicultural and multilingual digital resources aimed at reducing carer burden and improving the quality of life for CALD family carers and their loved ones living with dementia.        

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