Pennie Taylor is a senior research dietitian for the CSIRO’s Health and Biosecurity in Adelaide. Within her experience at CSIRO Pennie has managed and supported many clinical research projects that explore the influence of dietary patterns and dietary composition on health outcomes including weight loss, metabolic variables among morbidly obese with pre‐existing co morbidities including diabetes and heart disease leading to several commercial and scientific publications including community weight loss programs delivered online or through community pharmacy. Additional work within CSIRO has been to design clinical intervention protocols to substantiate, food products and ingredients relating to health claims.
Pennie is also a practicing dietitian and director of an integrated health practice specialising in weight loss surgery and an active committee member for the Dietitians Association Australia (DAA) and the Obesity Surgery Society Australia and New Zealand (OSSANZ).
Pennie is also a PhD candidate exploring strategies to optimise glucose variability, appetite responses and feeding behaviour for controlling Type 2 Diabetes.