Dr. Tina (Yingting) Cao
Research Fellow, Behavioral change for NCD reduction
Dr. Tina (Yingting) Cao (MBBS, MMedSc, PhD) is a researcher in nutritional epidemiology. Tina’s PhD investigated the association between diet and sleep in mid-aged men in Australia. Her current research interest includes but not limited to understanding the associations between lifestyle factors including dietary intake, physical activity, sedentary behaviour and their inter-relationships and cardiometabolic outcomes, as well as sleep and other chronic conditions. Her work at NCDU involves two Indian projects of diabetes and hypertension prevention, and she is also interested to explore the lifestyle factors and cardiometabolic outcomes in populations from India and in culturally and linguistically diverse populations in Australia. Tina is available to mentor or supervise honours and postgraduate students.