Sharni Goldman is a Research Assistant within the Society, Safety and Health Cluster at RegNet, working under the supervision of Professor Sharon Friel. She currently holds a First Class Honours degree in Health Science (Nutrition & Dietetics) from The University of Newcastle.
Prior to joining RegNet, Sharni worked as a Research Assistant across a number of appointments in the Faculty of Health and Medicine at The University of Newcastle. During these appointments, she provided high level support to evidence translation projects and large scale intervention trials targeting modifiable risk factors for chronic disease, and was also involved in a series of reviews commissioned by the World Health Organisation for training community health workers in low and middle income countries.
Having a keen interest in the climate change, food and health nexus, Sharni is working towards enrolling in a PhD at RegNet under the supervision of Professor Sharon Friel, examining how the industrial food system can be governed so that it supports health and sustainability outcomes.
Healthy sustainable food systems; food governance; political economy of food system reform; planetary health.