Emma Ridley BNutriDietet, APD, MPH, PhD

Lead, Nutrition Program and NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow, ANZIC RC, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Emma is a National Health and Medical Research Council Emerging Leadership Fellow and leads the Nutrition Program at the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Emma has 19 years of clinical dietetic experience, including as a senior dietitian in the ICU at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. After completing her PhD in 2018, Emma’s primary research interest is the effect of long term nutrition interventions for the critically ill. Emma is internationally recognized as a critical care dietitian and researcher, ranked in the top 1% on Expertscape for critical care and many clinical nutrition topics and regularly presents both nationally and internationally. Emma has more than 100 peer reviewed publications and has been a named investigator on more than $>10 million dollars of research funding, including $4.2 million as CIA). Emma is CI-A on the recently completed INTENT trial that is investigating a whole-hospital nutrition intervention in critically ill patients (NCT03292237) and was awarded a MRFF 2022 Clinician Researcher: Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health grant of $1.49 million titled "A national platform for improving quality of nutrition care for critically ill adults and children".