Yasmine Probst is a Senior Lecturer with the School of Medicine at the University of Wollongong and Research Fellow at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute. She holds dual Masters qualifications in Dietetics and Health Informatics. She is recognised as an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian with the Dietitians Association of Australia and a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Informatics. Yasmine was the recipient of consecutive National Health and Medical Research Council Research fellowships focusing her research on nutrition informatics, namely application of food composition data to nutrition practice. In 2015, she was recognised internationally by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) with a success story award for her work in food composition, again in 2018 by the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute for her work in clinical trials research and this year for her community engagement with Indigenous children. Her methodological food composition database work has been incorporated into key nutrient analysis software allowing others to analyse food intakes using a novel nutrient approach. Dr Probst holds a place on the food composition advisory committee for Food Standards Australia New Zealand and has published food composition practice guidelines with the FAO. She was involved in the development of the most recent Australian Dietary Guidelines and a chief investigator on a collaborative Australian Research Council project to adapt the Automated Self-Administered 24-hour recall tool (ASA-24) to Australian foods. Currently, Yasmine coordinates the Honours program and the visiting researcher programs at the University of Wollongong for the Nutrition and Dietetics discipline. She is an active member of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) and the Nutrition Society of Australia and leads the clinical informatics network for the Health Informatics Society of Australia. Yasmine has published 10 book chapters and over 100 scientific journal articles and presented her work at a number of national and international conferences.
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