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Dr Lynne Chepulis

Senior Research Fellow, Medical Research Centre

Qualifications: BSc, MSc, Mphil, PhD

Research Interests

Nutrition, Diabetes, Obesity, Epidemiology, Chronic disease development, Clinical trials.

Current projects include
i) an assessment of antioxidant-rich food extracts on glycaemic response in prediabetes
ii) NZ Public Health Nutrition (evaluation of sugars in SSBs, children's breakfast cereals,
processed foods)
iii) exploring barriers to lung cancer diagnosis in Maori
iv) microbiome change in gestational diabetes

About Me

Dr Chepulis has a background in nutrition and physiology, with an interest in the links between diet and chronic disease.


Biochemistry; Biology; Population Studies; Science

Recent Publications

  • Mearns, G. J., Chepulis, L., Britnell, S., & Skinner, K. (2017). Health and Nutritional Literacy of New Zealand Nursing Students. Journal of Nursing Education, 56(1), 43-48. doi:10.3928/01484834-20161219-09

  • Chepulis, L., Mearns, G. J., & Skinner, K. (2017). Sugar content of supermarket beverages commonly consumed by children in New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 41(3), 321-322. doi:10.1111/1753-6405.12638

  • Chepulis, L. M., Hill, S., & Mearns, G. (2017). The nutritional content of New Zealand breakfast cereals: An update. Public Health Nutrition, 20(18), 3234-3237.

  • Chepulis, L. M., Al-Aubaidy, H. A., & Page, R. A. (2016). Effects of selected antioxidant food extracts on postprandial glucose responses in healthy individuals. Functional Foods in Health and Disease, 6(8), 493-505.

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Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Chepulis, Dr Lynne 9553 lynnec Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor

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