Jess Barry

BAppSc, MPH, RPHNutr.

Research Assistant

Jess Barry is a Research Assistant within the Clinical Gerontology Division at the National Ageing Research Institute (NARI). She has worked in health promotion, health program evaluation, resource development and nutrition education programs, and research to address food insecurity. Her research at NARI focuses on investigating the needs and priorities for older people regarding their health and wellbeing and exploring acute models of public health care for this population. Jess works across a suite of projects which form a joint program of work with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) VIC.

Jess is a Registered Public Health Nutritionist with a Master of Public Health. Her research interests include: public health systems, policies and programs, food security, health promotion, health education, and inclusive built and social environments for older people that foster wellbeing and health.

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