Tap into the expert knowledge of leading health professionals and learn about health topics relevant to you and your family at the free Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series.
Presented by 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.
The Fiona Wood Public Lecture Series provides an opportunity for you to hear firsthand about a range of health topics, from ageing and cancer to mental health and recovering from injury. Lectures will be presented by leading healthcare professionals from across our health service.
The power of nutrition in health and recovery
With new and sometimes conflicting nutritional advice bombarding us on a daily basis, 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.
Join senior Fiona Stanley Hospital dietitians, Emily Hunt and Louise Hesketh, as they explore just how powerful the right nutrition is in disease prevention, management and general health and wellbeing.
Emily Hunt is a senior dietitian specialising in gastroenterology and colorectal surgery. Emily 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. Louise believes in setting achievable nutrition goals with patients and understands the complexities of life which influence our diet choices.
Fiona Stanley Hospital
Education Building, G1 Lecture Theatre , 11 Robin Warren Drive, Murdoch, WA 6150
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