Research Assistant, Food Policy
Master of Public Health, Bachelor of Science
Ashleigh Hart is a Research Assistant within The George Institute for Global Health’s Food Policy Division. Her research assistance supports the Public Health Advocacy and Policy Impact team, and the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Population Salt Reduction.
Ashleigh’s research interests are global noncommunicable disease prevention and reduction of climate change through population-level diet-related interventions. This includes transforming the food system and using regulatory and fiscal policies to create healthier and more equitable consumer environments where all people, regardless of socio-economic status, have access to and can afford to have a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Ashleigh holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor of Science from the University of New South Wales and is interested to progress to a PhD.