Lauren Atkins

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Lauren is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with a particular interest in oncology and haematology. She graduated with a Bachelor or Nutrition and Dietetics at Monash University with the student prize for Highest Academic Achievement and DAA prize for Excellence in Professional Practice. Lauren went on to complete a Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetics. She has experience in both adult and paediatric nutrition and dietetics, having spent her career working at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and The Royal Children’s Hospitals in Melbourne. She has vast experience in managing nutrition-related difficulties in oncology from diagnosis through to survivorship. She has a particular interest in education of individuals and clinicians to improve nutrition and was a lead clinician in the development of the Malnutrition in Cancer eLearning Program for multidisciplinary health professionals. Lauren currently works at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

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