Dietician / Diabetes Educator
Availability: By appointment please phone 9801 7411
Russell is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and Diabetes Educator with over 6 years’ experience in a number of diverse settings. Russell graduated with a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics from Flinders University, South Australia in 2009. His passion for Diabetes care originated early on in his career working clinically at St John of God Hospital, as well as consulting to a number of Aged Care facilities in the South East of Melbourne. While travelling, in 2011, Russell completed a Level 1 Certificate in Diabetes Education in Phoenix, Arizona with the American Association of Diabetes Educators and put this further study to use working privately in Templestowe at The Metabolic Health Clinic.
In addition to diabetes care, another passion of Russell’s is Sports Nutrition. Having recently completed an AIS Sports Nutrition course Russell is currently a Provisional Sports Dietitian and has experience as the dietitian for VFL club Coburg Lions and assistant to the dietitian at AFL club North Melbourne Football Club. In his spare time, Russell enjoys watching AFL football, likes to keep fit and plays national level Ultimate Frisbee