Our Members

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Jessica Wood

DECCAN founder, Dietitian

Jessica is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who has a special interest in providing evidence based care to patients who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome and coeliac disease.

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Alice Day

Dietitian

Alice is the Senior Academic Dietitian in the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Translational Research Group at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Adelaide and holds an adjunct clinical position as a gastroenterology-surgical dietitian and is director of her private practice Mindful Eating Habits.

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Bridgette Heathcote

Dietitian

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Caitlin Schipp

Dietitian

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Catherine Wall

Dietitian

Catherine is a NZ registered dietitian working in Christchurch. She  graduated in 2003, worked in various clinical roles in Christchurch and the United Arab Emirates before undertaking a Master of Science and then a PhD through the University of Otago (Christchurch).

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Claire Dimitroff

Dietitian

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Deidre Burgess

Dietitian

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Emma Landorf

Dietitian

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Gina Trakman

Dietitian

Gina is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with a strong interest in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

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Jess Price

Dietitian

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Katie Newton

Dietitian

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Lani Broad

Dietitian

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Liz Purcell

Dietitian

Liz Purcell is an Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian, with more than 20 years’
experience. Throughout her career, Liz has developed extensive clinical expertise in a
range of practice domains and across the continuum of care but harbors a particular
interest and has advanced clinical knowledge in Gastroenterology - specifically Inflammatory Bowel Disease - and Intensive Care nutrition.

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Molly Warner

Dietitian

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Nisha Thacker

Dietitian

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Rebecca N Lai

Dietitian

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Simon Krutil

Dietitian

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Steph Labourne

Dietitian

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Xiao Qian How

Dietitian

Xiao Qian is an APD with extensive clinical experience across many aspects of the healthcare sector and has a special interest in gastrointestinal conditions.

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Abigail Marsh

Dietitian

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Alice Dunning

Dietitian

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Brooke McGuire

Dietitian

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Caitlyn Mawn

Dietitian

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Charlene Grosse

Dietitian

Charlene is a IBD dietitian located in Subiaco, WA, Specialised Nutrition Care. She is currently doing her PhD looking at dietary interventions in ulcerative colitis as an adjunct therapy to medications.

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Clare Burum

Dietitian

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Ele Stojanoska

Dietitian

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Erin Russell 

Dietitian

Erin is clinical Dietitian currently working in critical care at The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne - with a great focus on nutrition support and advocacy

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Hannah Silva

Dietitian

Hannah has a passion for providing evidenced based nutrition support to people with gastrointestinal conditions.

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Kate Lambe

Dietitian

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Katrina Tognolini

Dietitian

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Laura O'Brien

Dietitian

Laura is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with 10 years experience working as a dietitian. She has been working with clients with IBD for the past 7 years in Australia and Canada.

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Lynette Tan

Dietitian

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Nadia Shadid

Dietitian

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Nisha Thacker

Dietitian

Nisha Thacker is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) with a diverse nutrition and dietetic experience. Having lived in India, Toronto and Australia has made her strongly believe in the adage “You are what you eat”. The fact that food assumes significance in all cultures has been reiterated time and again in all her experiences. To better understand the fascinating relationship between food, nutrients, dietary pattern, gut bacteria and gastrointestinal health in children, Nisha is now undertaking PhD at University of Newcastle.

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Sarah Melton

Dietitian

Sarah Melton is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with extensive clinical experience in both hospital and community health settings in metropolitan Melbourne.

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Stefanie Ricardi

Dietitian

Stef is a grade 1 dietitian at Footscray Hospital (Western Health). She has worked across a variety of inpatient units including gastroenterology, colorectal surgery and upper GI surgery. Stef is also the IBD dietitian, independently managing the outpatient service at Western Health. She has a strong interest in exclusive enteral nutrition and its role in managing patients with Crohn's Disease and is currently working on creating a protocol for this as well as designing some quality improvement activities to optimise its use across the organisation.

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Stephanie Gilroy

Dietitian

Stephanie Gilroy graduated from King’s College, University of London in 2000 with a BSc (Honours) in Nutrition and Dietetics. She has since worked in a variety of positions in both the UK and Australia.

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Alexandra Burke

Dietitian

Alexandra is an APD with 10 years clinical experience. Alexandra has a keen interest in the area of gastroenterology including inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome and hepatology.

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Amelia Pilichiewicz

Dietitian

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CK Yao

Dietitian

CK Yao is a post-doctoral research fellow and an Accredited Practising Dietitian at the Department of Gastroenterology, Monash University and Alfred Hospital

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Catherine Beckton

Dietitian

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Cian Peters

Dietitian

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Daniel So

Dietitian

Daniel So is a research dietitian at the Department of Gastroenterology at Monash University. He studied dietetics at Bond University and completed his doctorate at Monash. His research focuses predominantly on IBS, dietary fibres and dietary trials, and is hoping to branch out into the IBD world

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Emma Halmos

Dietitian

Dr Emma Halmos is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with extensive clinical and research experience in the field of gastroenterology that has had an impact both in academia and the community.

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Gemma Reeves

Dietitian

Gemma is a private practice dietitian with an interested in IBD and IBS

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Jamee Barugh 

Dietitian

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Katherine Healy

Dietitian

Katherine has specialised in advising individuals with gastrointestinal disease or disorder, including inflammatory bowel disease, since 2011.

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Kylie Clavarino

Dietitian

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Leah Queit

Dietitian

Leah graduated from Curtain University. She is a clinical dietitian with 10 yeas experience in a paediatric setting. She currently works in private practice.

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Melissa de Vaney

Dietitian

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Nicky Getrue

Dietitian

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Peter Collins

Dietitian

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Sarah Phillips 

Dietitian

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Stella Mexias

Dietitian

Stella is Clinical Dietitian working at the Northern Hospital for the past 7 years across a variety of workloads and currently working in inpatient Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary and Upper GI surgery units.

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Vivian Tsang

Dietitian

Vivian is a Dietitian with experience in a number of clinical areas and environments including acute, subacute, community health, private practice, aged care and sports dietetics.