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Free lecture: The power of nutrition in health and recovery

25 October 2019

Fiona Stanley Hospital dietitians Emily Hunt and Louise Hesketh present the free Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series in November.

Dietitians Emily Hunt and Louise Hesketh
Dietitians Emily Hunt and Louise Hesketh

As people are bombarded with new and sometimes conflicting nutritional advice daily, choosing the best diet for your needs and lifestyle – and sticking to it – can feel near impossible.

Learn about the steps dietitians take when choosing a diet plan for their patients, and get an evidence-based update of some of the recent hot topics in nutrition.

Emily Hunt is a senior dietitian specialising in gastroenterology and colorectal surgery. She has worked as a dietitian in clinical and community settings in Alice Springs, Adelaide and Western Australia.

Louise Hesketh is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Senior Dietitian working in the areas of lung disease, cardiology and cardiothoracic surgery. She has covered a wide range of clinical specialties within dietetics, with significant experience in intensive care nutrition. Louise believes in setting achievable nutrition goals with patients and understands the complexities of life which influence our diet choices.

Presented by the South Metropolitan Health Service, this free lecture series honours eminent Western Australian surgeon and researcher Professor Fiona Wood AM, renowned for her ground-breaking work in the treatment of burns.

Event details

Pay parking available onsite.

Booking are essential – book now (external link).

For more information about the Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series visit the WA Health website (external site).