Olivia is the course coordinator for the Bachelor of Human Nutrition and combined degree programs. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and local chair for the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) - Adelaide branch. The NSA represents a group of qualified, practising scientists and educators from diverse disciplines who are brought together by a common interest in the research and application of nutrition. The local NSA committee is active in maintaining regular professional development and networking events for nutrition professionals and students. Olivia's teaching interests are broad covering a range of topics, with particular interest in nutrition and chronic disease management, healthy ageing and food service.
Olivia has completed a mixed methods PhD exploring food service management and self care preferences in residential aged care for older adults with diabetes. Olivia has also completed a Master certificate in Food service management, awarded by Cornell University, (USA).
Master cert Food service management
Grad cert Health - Diabetes education
BSc Hons Dietetics
Fay MacDonald Scholarship - for the higher study of food service management
Clinical supervision on placement and WIL activities
Nutrition communication and counselling
Nutrition and ageing
Member of Dietitians Association of Australia and Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)
Local Chair Adelaide branch, Nutrition Society of Australia, ongoing
Leadership group,Food service interest group - DAA, ongoing
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