Staff Profile: Polly Huang

Please join us in congratulating Dr Polly Huang who has recently been awarded her PhD!

Polly works on the China Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS), a randomized controlled trial looking at the effect of using reduced sodium added potassium on the risk of stroke.

Polly also works as a data analyst in the Food Policy team. Polly joined the George Institute for Global Health in 2010. She initiated the FoodSwitch China project during her master study between 2013-2015. After her master’s study, Polly worked in China for two years as a research fellow, and she led and participated in a number of projects targeting at improving public health in China.

The experience of both working in China and Australia provides Polly a global perspective of public health and she would be interested in expanding her research beyond China and Australia.