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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. Alice has a clinical background in gastroenterology nutrition. Alice has been investigating a defined therapeutic dietary strategy for patients with ulcerative colitis as part of her PhD and is examining restrictive eating and food-related quality of life in individuals with IBD. Alice’s career objective is to work within a gastroenterology-focused conjoint clinical–research–academia dietetic role with a focus on translational nutrition research. Alice is passionate about teaching, training and mentoring. She supervises honours’ students in the field of IBD nutrition research and annually mentors new graduate Dietitians with interests in gastroenterology and disordered eating. Alice recently chaired the AuSPEN Exclusive Enteral Nutrition (EEN) working group 2018-2019, establishing a national training workshop for IBD Nutrition, and leading the development of benchmarking guidance for EEN in clinical practice. Alice chaired the South Australian Gastroenterology Dietitians Network 2016-2018 and is currently an active members of DECCAN.