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1985 …2019
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Professor Gary Wittert is a graduate of Johannesburg’s University of Witwatersrand and underwent his postgraduate training at Christchurch Hospital and Otago University, in New Zealand, at the Harvard Medical, Boston and Oregon Health Sciences University.

He is the Mortlock Professor of Medicine, and Head of the Discipline of Medicine at the University of Adelaide, Senior Consultant Endocrinologist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, and Director of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and Senior Principal Research Fellow at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute. He is a past President of the Australasian Society for the Study of Obesity, and is currently vice president of the Asia Oceania Association of the Study of Obesity.

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Research Output 1985 2019

Are Australians ready for warning labels, marketing bans and sugary drink taxes? Two cross-sectional surveys measuring support for policy responses to sugar-sweetened beverages

Miller, C., Dono, J., Wakefield, M. A., Pettigrew, S., Coveney, J., Roder, D., Durkin, S. J., Wittert, G., Martin, J. & Ettridge, K., 1 Jun 2019, In : BMJ open. 9, 6, e027962.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Citation (Scopus)

Cognition in schizophrenia improves with treatment of severe obstructive sleep apnoea: A pilot study

Myles, H., Myles, N., Coetzer, C. L. C., Adams, R., Chandratilleke, M., Liu, D., Mercer, J., Vakulin, A., Vincent, A., Wittert, G. & Galletly, C., 1 Mar 2019, In : Schizophrenia Research: Cognition. 15, p. 14-20 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of Intermittent Versus Continuous Energy Intakes on Insulin Sensitivity and Metabolic Risk in Women with Overweight

Hutchison, A. T., Liu, B., Wood, R. E., Vincent, A. D., Thompson, C. H., O’Callaghan, N. J., Wittert, G. A. & Heilbronn, L. K., 1 Jan 2019, In : Obesity. 27, 1, p. 50-58 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Efficacy of real-time continuous glucose monitoring to improve effects of a prescriptive lifestyle intervention in type 2 diabetes: a pilot study

Taylor, P. J., Thompson, C. H., Luscombe-Marsh, N. D., Wycherley, T. P., Wittert, G. & Brinkworth, G. D., 1 Apr 2019, In : Diabetes Therapy. 10, 2, p. 509-522 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

How much is left in your “sleep tank”? Proof of concept for a simple model for sleep history feedback

Dorrian, J., Hursh, S., Waggoner, L., Grant, C., Pajcin, M., Gupta, C., Coates, A., Kennaway, D., Wittert, G., Heilbronn, L., Vedova, C. D. & Banks, S., 1 May 2019, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 126, p. 177-183 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle