Dr Claire Johnson

Global Office

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

BA Masters in International Public Health PhD

Claire works with the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Population Salt Reduction Division at the George Institute, Australia which has a remit is to support countries to achieve the new global targets to reduce salt by 30% by 2025 including through providing direct support to countries, producing and disseminating resources and extending the evidence base.

Claire has expertise in conducting population-based research in low-and-middle income settings and her PhD consolidated baseline data on dietary salt intake to propose a national salt reduction strategy for India.

Claire’s primary research interests are in nutritional epidemiology with a focus on the prevention of NCDs in low and middle income countries. She currently holds a Heart Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship aimed at monitoring the effect of food policy on diet-related NCDs in the Pacific region.