Credentials:FDC, MSc, RD
Bio:Dawna Royall is a Senior Evidence Analyst for PEN® and is the Editor of the Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research. She is also a contract research consultant for the University of Guelph with research interests that focus on improving the effectiveness of nutrition services in primary care. She completed her undergraduate degree in nutrition at the University of Manitoba, a Dietetic Internship at Kingston General Hospital and an MSc in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. She has worked as a clinical dietitian and a research coordinator.
How effective are telephone interventions for improving nutrition outcomes in infants and new mothers (e.g. breastfeeding support, infant complementary feeding)?
Last Updated: 2017-07-05
How effective is call centre support for public health nutrition interventions and government policy implementation (e.g. school health, food safety, reducing trans fats or sodium, increasing fruit and vegetable consumption)?
In healthy adults and adults with chronic disease, what is the impact on health behaviour change of telehealth interventions (i.e. telephone, Internet/web-based, email, text messaging, mobile applications) delivered by health care providers compared with usual care? Are telehealth interventions cost-effective?
Is telephone nutrition counselling delivered by dietitians effective for improving health behaviour and clinical outcomes in healthy adults and adults with chronic disease?
What are the characteristics of effective telehealth interventions (including telephone, Internet-delivered and smart phone technology) to promote healthy eating in adults (i.e. intensity, duration, type of clients, characteristics of providers)?
Last Updated: 2020-07-29
Are telephone interventions delivered by peers effective in achieving health behaviour change?
Last Updated: 2020-05-04