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Vicki McWilliam
27 September 2017

Maintaining Healthy Diets when Allergy Exists

Over recent years there has been a significant increase in the prevalence of childhood food allergy in Australia. This presents a challenge to health professionals working with families of young children who may be on strictly controlled foods. As a result, this has the potential to impede long term good eating habits and cause incongruous behaviours associated with food.

Educator

Vicki McWilliam

Educator

Vicki McWilliam is a paediatric dietitian with extensive experience in paediatric food allergy. She is based in the Department of Allergy and Immunology at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. Her role involves patient clinics, teaching and training, resource development, and research. In 2006, she co-founded the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology & Allergies Dietitian Sub-Committee. Vicki has recently commenced a part-time PhD in food allergy with the Centre for Food Allergy Research, based at the Murdoch Children’s Institute and the University of Melbourne.

Comments

09 May 2018
A very engaging and interesting topic.
03 Apr 2018
Well presented
04 Feb 2018
Very useful and appropriate for my work.it makes me engaged with lecture and the presenter was fully confident and cleared doughts with relevant examples.Greatjob!

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