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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. Emma completed a PhD with Monash University conducting the pivotal study investigating the role of a low FODMAP diet in managing symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome and Crohn’s disease and the effects of FODMAPs on gut microbiota. Emma’s work has been published in reputable international medical journals and her work has earned her international recognition through awards and speaker invitations to international gastroenterology conferences. After post-doctoral work in coeliac disease at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, she has returned to Monash University at The Alfred in a leadership role to investigate the role of dietary therapies in Crohn’s disease. Alongside Emma’s research work, she consults patients with gastrointestinal conditions to keep her knowledge relevant and provide current evidence-based dietary therapy to her patients and consults on many IBD-relevant committees, including Crohn’s Colitis Australia.