Associate Professor Robyn Littlewood

Conjoint Associate Professor

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences


Associate Professor Littlewood holds a conjoint A/Professor Nutrition position, Human Movement and Nutrition Science, The University of Queensland and lectures in paediatric obesity and health management. She has completed both a Masters of Medical Science and PhD in the area of Paediatric Nutrition and is currently completing an MBA.

Associate Professor Littlewood is the Director, Health Services Research, Queensland Children's Hospital, Children's Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service, Co-Chair, Queensland Child and Youth Clinical Network, Clinical Excellence Queensland and Member, Queensland Networks Executive Committee, Department of Health. A/Prof Littlewood was previously a Board Director with the Dietitians Association of Australia.

Associate Professor Littlewood owns a small private practice in Brisbane, providing advanced education and training services nationally and specialist outpatient consulting services for patients and families in Queensland.


  • Masters of Medical Science, The University of Queensland
  • Postgrad Diploma - Nutrition and Diet
  • Bachelor of Science, The University of Queensland


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  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • White M., Davies, P. S. W., Murphy, A. J. and Littlewood, R. (2010). An equation to predict percent fat in the paediatric oncology population. In: Australian and New Zealand Children’s Haematology and Oncology Group Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, NSW, Australia, (). 31 August - 3 September 2010.

  • White, Melinda, Davies, Peter S., Murphy, Alexia and Littlewood, Robyn (2010). Prediction of body fat in pediatric oncology. In: Clinical Nutrition Week 2010 Scientific Abstracts. Clinical Nutrition Week, Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A., (230-230). 8-12 February.

  • Littlewood, R., Wotton, M., Trocki, O., Shepherd, R. and Shepherd, K. (1999). Measured resting energy expenditure in children with myelomeningocele. In: Elaine R. Monsen PhD, Journal of The American Dietetic Association: American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition. American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Atlanta Georgia USA, (A97-A97). 18-21 October 1999. doi:10.1016/S0002-8223(99)00738-5

  • Littlewood, R., McGowan, J., Trocki, O. and Shepherd, K. (1999). Muscle wasting following severe traumatic injury in children - Implication. In: Rehabilitation at the Extremes: 7th Annual Scientific Meeting of AFRM. 7th Annual Scientific Meeting of AFRM, Hilton Hotel Adelaide SA, (x-x). 23-27, March 1999.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor