Ms Adeline Lau

Associate Lecturer

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Flinders Medical Centre

Adeline is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Associate Lecturer for the Nutrition and Dietetic programs. She is also involved in teaching some of the nutrition and ageing topics in the Bachelor of Healthy Ageing and Bachelor of Human Nutrition programs.

Adeline is a Flinders alumnus and completed her Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours) at Flinders University in 2012. She also has over 8 years of experience as a clinical dietitian in a broad range of clinical practice areas across Singapore and Australia. In 2018, Adeline pursued her passion for nutrition in older adults by completing a Master of Science in Applied Gerontology at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She then commenced her academic career at Flinders University in 2019 and continues to have a strong interest in clinical dietetics and gerontology.

Qualifications

Master of Science in Applied Gerontology               2018-2019

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)          2009-2013

Flinders University of South Australia, Australia

First Class Honours

Honours, awards and grants

MOHH Scholarship                                                                2009

Ministry of Health Holdings, Singapore

University Medal                                                                  2013

Flinders University of South Australia, Australia

Key responsibilities

Adeline is an associate lecturer and tutor for the Nutrition and Dietetic programs. She is also a tutor for various nutrition and ageing topics in the Bachelor of Human Nutrition and Bachelor of Healthy Ageing programs.

Topic lecturer
NUTD1105 Food Systems
NUTD3106 Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
NUTD3103 Nutrition Care Process
NUTD3014 Communication and Nutritional Counselling
NUTD2003 Nutrition and the Ageing Population
NUTD3016 Critical Nutrition and Aged Care
NUTD9161 Communication and Nutrition Counselling
NUTD9163 Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
NUTD9160 Nutrition Care Process
Further information

In 2014, Adeline contributed to her first publication following on from her Honours project which investigated the association between a low omega-6 diet and its effect on omega-3 levels in plasma phospholipids in humans.

A low omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid (n-6 PUFA) diet increases omega-3 (n-3) long chain PUFA status in plasma phospholipids in humans (pdf)