Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)
Anita is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) providing specialist cardiovascular Dietetic services to adults within the Queensland Cardiovascular Group clinics.
Anita is a graduate from the University of Otago, University of Canterbury and Griffith University with degrees in Nutrition and Dietetics, Pharmacology and Management. She has worked within multiple health industries within the last 17-years including private practice, hospital-based Dietetics, biotechnology (gut microbiome), corporate health, the food and pharmaceutical industry.
Anita uses the latest nutrition evidence to treat a wide range of acute and chronic health conditions and provides patients with individualised guidance on how to treat diet-related illnesses, nutritional counselling for behaviour change, personalised dietary suggestions and specialised information resources.
Anita is passionate about helping people understand how their diet and lifestyle impacts on cardiovascular related conditions and provides a supportive consultation experience to best help her patients reach their health and dietary goals. She believes in the positive impact of evidenced based nutritional recommendations and thrives on assisting people faced with nutritional health challenges within the clinical setting.
Anita also endeavours to break through inaccurate diet culture information, support people to have a healthier relationship with food and provide realistic, personalised nutritional information that will set her patients up for success.
Anita’s areas of interest within clinical Dietetics include cardiovascular disease and related comorbidities such as hypertension, dyslipidaemia, diabetes, weight management, malnutrition, chronic kidney disease and heart failure.
Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
Griffith University / Gold Coast, Australia
Bachelor of Science in Pharmacology
University of Otago/ Dunedin, New Zealand
Bachelor of Commerce in Management
University of Canterbury/ Christchurch, New Zealand
Accredited Practising Dietitian & Accredited Nutritionist
St Andrews Specialist Centre/ Spring Hill
St Vincent’s Private Hospital Northside/ Chermside
North Lakes Specialist Medical Centre/North Lakes
Buderim Private Hospital/Buderim