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Dr Caroline Tuck Lecturer, Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Dietetics & Human Nutrition

Caroline is a Lecturer at the Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition at La Trobe University. Caroline is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with experience in clinical dietetic practice including acute clinical, rural, community and private practice settings.

Caroline completed her PhD in 2017 with the Department of Gastroenterology at Monash University, after which she completed a post-doctoral research fellowship with the Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit at Queen's University in Canada. Her research focuses on nutrition intervention in patients with gastrointestinal conditions and food intolerance. This has included studies from bench to bedside, including multiple clinical trials as well as basic science projects to provide mechanistic understanding.

Caroline has received a number of research awards, including a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Post-Doctoral Fellowship grant and the Award of excellence in Nutrition and Dietary Fibre research from the Nutrition Society of Australia.

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