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Dr Helen McCarthy

Paediatric Dietitian and Senior Lecturer (Dietetics and Nutrition)
Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

Helen McCarthy has worked as a dietitian, academic and researcher in the UK and Australia. She is a specialist in paediatric nutrition, having worked in hospital, school and community settings. She has a particular interest in the identification, prevention and treatment of malnutrition in all ages and was the lead investigator for the development of the internationally used Screening Tool for the Assessment of Malnutrition in Paediatrics (STAMP).

Helen has a passion for nutrition and dietetics, and empowering professionals with evidence-based nutrition education. Helen is a past Chair of the British Dietetics Association Education Board and a founding member of the NNEdPro Australia and New Zealand Network. Helen has been an invited speaker at numerous international conferences and professional development courses.

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October 2021 UK-N/A-2100387