Dr Ingrid Hickman

Dr Ingrid Hickman is a Principal Research Fellow and Director of Research with the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and the Mater Research Institute-UQ. As an Advanced Practicing Dietitian, Dr Hickman completed her PhD in 2004 at the University of Queensland where she explored the role of lifestyle factors in the development and progression of chronic liver disease. Undertaking specialised research investigating the metabolic factors that contribute to obesity-related chronic disease, Dr Hickman has translated this research into improved evidence-based practice in medical care settings. Her research interests include translational research, liver disease, insulin resistance, metabolism and body composition.


Conjoint Research Fellow, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Centres for Health Research
The University of Queensland, Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Mater Research

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