Sarah-Jane Simpson

Sarah-Jane Simpson

Areas of expertise:

Adult nutrition

  • Maternal Health: pregnancy, breastfeeding
  • Women’s health: fertility and PCOS
  • Dietary interventions for irritable bowel syndrome
  • Low FODMAP diet / breath testing
  • Weight management
  • Lipid management and cardiovascular health
  • Bariatric Nutrition and endoscopic weight loss procedures
  • Coeliac disease
  • Allergies / food intolerances
  • Unintentional weight Loss
  • Surgical and post-operative nutrition
  • Oral nutrition support for oncology

 

Paediatric Nutrition

  • Infant and early childhood nutrition
  • Neonatal nutrition
  • Fussy eating
  • Faltering growth
  • Dietary education for diagnosed food allergies
  • Optimising dietary intakes for children with Autism

 

Current employment:

  • Clinical Dietitian for MacMurray Gastroenterology Centre

 

Qualifications:

  • BSc (2007), PG Dip Diet (2009)

 

Training:

  • Bachelor of Science (Human Nutrition) – Otago University
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics – Otago University
  • The International Institute of Human Lactation – The Breast Ed Course (Kellogg’s Nutritionist Development Award)
  • Rotary Group Study Exchange (Alaska/Canada) with a focus on Maternal and Child Health

 

Memberships:

  • NZ Registered Dietitian with an extended scope of practice: prescribing rights
  • Member of Dietitians New Zealand
  • Dietitian Special Interest Groups: Paediatrics, Bariatrics, Gastroenterology,