Ms Jessica Appleton

Field of Research: 
Stream 1
University of Technology Sydney
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What qualifications do you hold?

Bachelor of Nursing with Honours, Graduate Certificate in Children's Nursing

Where are you based?

University of Technology Sydney

Who is supervising you?

Prof Elizabeth Denney-Wilson, Dr Georgina Russell, Dr Rachel Laws and Prof Cathrine Fowler

Your background

I am a registered nurse and work clinically at an tertiary paediatric hospital. I completed my Honours at the University of Technology Sydney in 2013, my Honours research involved utilising online discussion boards to sample parents perceptions, perspectives and concerns regarding childhood obesity.  

Research question

To explore parents knowledge, practice and use of infant formula feeding and how health professionals advise and support these parents.  

Research method  

Mixed-methods sequential explanatory design with parents, health and other professionals who act as sources of information and support for parents in infant feeding.