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Jessica Davis

Jessica is a PhD candidate within the Food and Mood Centre in the School of Medicine at Deakin University, Australia. She holds both a Bachelor in Food and Nutrition (Exercise Science) and a Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours), and has a professional background in exercise science and nutrition.

Jessica’s research interests include mental health, nutrition, physical strength, and gut health, and is passionate about assisting people with the physical contributors to their mental health, particularly in older populations.

Her PhD focuses on the longitudinal associations between dietary patterns, the microbiome, and muscle health, and anticipates that results from this research will contribute to improving quality of life in aging. When she’s not working, you’ll find Jessica lifting heavy things in the weights room.