Naomi has completed both a Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition) at QUT and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics at Griffith University, graduating in 2009. She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with a diverse career spanning various healthcare institutions, such as the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, the Princess Alexandra Hospital, and the Sunshine Coast University Hospital.
Throughout her career, Naomi has showcased her expertise in a wide range of dietetic areas, with a particular focus on gastroenterology, gut surgery, and enteral feeding. Her special interests include inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), eosinophilic oesophagitis, and functional gut disorders like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Notably, Naomi has managed a Dietitian First Gastroenterology clinic, an extended scope of practice model of care designed to diagnose and treat functional gut disorders and rule out other gastrointestinal conditions. This experience has granted her a deeper understanding of gastroenterology from both a medical and nutrition perspective.
Dedicated to staying current in her field, Naomi has completed advanced training in FODMAP and IBS through Monash University, and the GutSmart Course in Nutrition and IBD. She is a member of Dietitians Australia and the Dietitians Crohn’s and Colitis Australia Network (DECCAN). Additionally, she has chaired the Nutrition Education Materials Online (NEMO) Gastroenterology Group.
Naomi’s passion for food and nutrition is evident in her commitment to working collaboratively with patients, providing tailored nutrition plans based on the latest research.