Gina Ambrosini

Associate Professor, RPHNutr, BAppSc Curtin, MPH PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 2226 Citations
  • 28 h-Index
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Personal profile


Gina is a registered public health nutritionist and epidemiologist with over 20 years of experience in public health nutrition research. She has worked as a researcher in Australia and the United Kingdom. She was a senior scientist at MRC Human Nutrition Research in Cambridge between 2009 and 2014.


Gina's research has focused on the dietary determinants of obesity and cardio-metabolic health, particularly in children and young people, and the factors that influence dietary intake in populations.

Funding overview

Additional research grants (not listed under grants/projects):

  • Energy drinks: an emerging health risk for children and adolescents. Telethon-Perth Children’s Hospital Research Fund: 2017-18.  Trapp G, Cross D, Martin K, Christian H, Ambrosini GL, Oddy WH.  
  • A longitudinal study of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (metabolic syndrome), diet, and depression in adolescence. National Heart Foundation of Australia and Beyond Blue Cardiovascular Disease and Depression Strategic Research Program (G 08P 4036): 2009-2011. Oddy WH, Ambrosini GL, Silburn S, Beilin LJ, Mori T. 



  • Nutrition
  • Cardiovascular nutrition
  • Diet, nutrition, metabolism and obesity
  • Nutritional epidemiology
  • Public health nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Childhood obesity

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Research Output 1997 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access
Cohort Studies
Sexual Abstinence
Reproductive Health

Lifetime recreational physical activity and the risk of prostate cancer

Sorial, E., Si, S., Fritschi, L., Darcey, E., Leavy, J. E., Girschik, J., Ambrosini, G. L. & Boyle, T., 1 Jun 2019, In : Cancer Causes and Control. 30, 6, p. 617-625 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prostatic Neoplasms
Western Australia
Life Style
Logistic Models
Odds Ratio
Open Access

P147 Individual, social and environmental factors associated with adolescent energy drink consumption

Trapp, G., Christian, H., McStay, C. L., Martin, K., Ambrosini, G., Bromberg, M., Howard, J. & Cross, D., Jul 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 51, 7S, p. S98-S99 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstract/Meeting Abstract

Energy Drinks
Odds Ratio
Social Environment
Western Australia
Fast Foods

Projects 2000 2017