Dr Miranda Blake is an Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow within the Global Centre for Preventive Health and Nutrition (GLOBE) in the Institute for Health Transformation at Deakin University. Miranda is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian whose research focuses on promoting public health nutrition through transforming places where consumers purchase food.
Miranda leads a program of work within the Centre of Research Excellence in Food Retail Environments for Health (RE-FRESH) on the business outcomes of healthy food retail initiatives. In collaboration with a range of stakeholders, she uses an implementation science approach to work out how organisations can transition to healthier food offerings. Miranda’s work has assisted universities, healthcare services, food companies, supermarkets, local governments, and sports and recreation providers to promote community health via increased demand, availability and access to healthy, sustainable and affordable food.