Jennie Brand-millerPhD, FAIFST, FNSA, MAICD
Professor Jennie Brand-Miller (AM, PhD, FAIFST, FNSA, MAICD) holds a Personal Chair in Human Nutrition in the Charles Perkins Centre and the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, at the University of Sydney. She studied food science and technology before obtaining a doctorate in nutrition at the University of New South Wales.
She is recognised around the world for her work on carbohydrates and the glycemic index (or GI) of foods, with almost 300 scientific publications. She received the 2003 Clunies Ross Medal for contributions to science and technology in Australia, and was elected a Fellow of the Nutrition Society of Australia in 2006. Her books under the series title “Low GI Diet” (Formerly The New Glucose Revolution) have made the GI a household word and sold over 3.5 million copies worldwide in 12 languages. She is a past-President of the Nutrition Society of Australia, a past Chair of the National Committee for Nutrition of the Australian Academy of Science, and President of the Glycemic Index Foundation Ltd, a not-for-profit health promotion charity that administers a food symbol program for consumers in partnership with the JDRF