Researcher biography

Assoc Professor Marina Reeves is a Principal Research Fellow and National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) Early Career Fellow in the Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Public Health. She is also an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and Heads the Nutrition Unit within the School. Her program of research is focused on the role of weight management in improving outcomes for breast cancer survivors. A/Prof Reeves has a particular interest in the use of broad-reach delivered interventions (e.g. delivered via telephone, SMS) to achieve and maintain weight loss and improve chronic disease management in adults. She is currently leading a NHMRC Project Grant to evaluate a telephone-delivered weight loss intervention for overweight and obese women following treatment for breast cancer.

A/Prof Reeves has over 60 peer-reviewed publications, has presented at a number of national and international conferences, and has secured over $4.3million in competitive research funding as a chief investigator.

Featured projects Duration
Healthy Living after Cancer
NHMRC Partnership Projects
20142018
Living Well after Breast Cancer
NHMRC Project Grant
20122016

Areas of research