I am a New Zealand trained dietician with over ten years of specialised dietetic experience. Since finishing my post graduate dietetics training from the University of Otago, I have worked across a range of health care systems in New Zealand and Australia, predominantly working in major Melbourne metropolitan hospitals treating patients with gastrointestinal diseases.

I am passionate about providing high quality, evidence-based nutritional care to people living with a wide range of gastrointestinal conditions including inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, eosinophilic oesophagitis, coeliac disease, fatty liver disease and those undergoing gastrointestinal surgery.

Areas of Expertise
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Dietary management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)/functional bowel disorders
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis
  • Coeliac disease
  • Liver disease
  • Pre and post bariatric surgery nutrition
  • Weight management
  • Pre-diabetes/diabetes
  • Lipid management and cardiovascular health
  • Post Graduate Diploma of Dietetics (2007) – University of Otago
  • Bachelor of Science, Human Nutrition (2005) – University of Otago
  • Monash University low FODMAP diet for IBS course
  • Modulife Crohn’s disease elimination diet course
  • St Marks intestinal failure and rehabilitation workshop
  • Surgical nutrition parenteral nutrition course and symposium
  • ESPEN advanced course in clinical nutrition
  • BASIC support and assessment in intensive care
Overseas experience
  • Clinical specialist dietitian in gastroenterology, general surgery and intensive care, St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne
  • Clinical specialist dietitian in gastroenterology and intensive care, Alfred Health, Melbourne
  • Private practice dietitian, Diet Solutions, Melbourne
  • New Zealand Registered Dietitian
  • New Zealand Dietitians Board
  • Dietitians Australia – Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD)
  • Member of DECCAN (Dietitians Crohn’s and Colitis Australian Network)
  • Member of Australasian Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Society (AuSPEN)
  • Member of gastroenterology special interest group
  • Member of bariatric special interest group

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