Dr Jenny Kaldor


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Dr Jenny Kaldor is a policy analyst with a background in public health law and policy research. She is interested in how law, policy, and regulation affect public health, and in methods to better understand these relationships. Jenny is currently working as Principal Policy Officer, Public Health Services, Tasmanian Department of Health. She has previously worked in the Public Health Law and Ethics team in WHO’s Western Pacific Regional Office, in the Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania, and in private legal practice.

Jenny’s PhD research related to regulatory innovation in the arena of public health nutrition; it identified, mapped, and analysed mandatory nutrient limits, a new measure that has been implemented in over 30 countries worldwide to improve population diets. Her research has been published in journals including Public Health Ethics and Public Health Nutrition, and she was a co-author on the Lancet-O’Neill Institute Commission on Global Health and Law’s 2019 report The Legal Determinants of Health: Harnessing the power of law for global health and sustainable development.