Emma Ridley

Emma is a Senior Research Fellow at the ANZIC-RC, Monash University where she leads the Nutrition Program and a Senior Clinical Dietitian in ICU at The Alfred Hospital. Emma completed her PhD in 2018 titled “Clinical and functional consequences of energy provided by nutrition in critically ill adults”. Current research interests include the clinical application of indirect calorimetry, as well as the effect of optimal nutrition delivery on short and long-term outcomes in ICU patients. Emma was named as a Finalist in the 2019 Premier’s Awards for Health and Medical Research for the work and outcomes within her PhD and she has authored 32 peer-reviewed publications, (including in the New England Journal of Medicine) and regularly delivers invited national and international presentations. Emma has been a named investigator on $6.2 million dollars of research funding with the teams she collaborates with and is the CIA on the INTENT trial that is investigating a whole hospital nutrition intervention in critically ill patients (NCT03292237).

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