Jessica Bogard | World Obesity Federation

Jessica Bogard

Jessica Bogard is a PhD student at the School of Public Health, The University of Queensland. Her research interests lie at the intersection between agriculture, nutrition and health and the ways in which agriculture can be leveraged to achieve better outcomes for nutrition. Her doctoral research investigates the ways in which fisheries and aquaculture policy have shaped food supply, diets and nutritional outcomes in Bangladesh. Jessica is also an Office of the Chief Executive Science Leader Scholar with the Global Change Team at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation. Jessica has worked on food systems and nutrition research within the CGIAR - WorldFish in South Asia and the Pacific regions. She also has a Bachelor of Health Science with a major in Nutrition and Dietetics and has extensive experience in individual dietary counselling in clinical settings.