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Guest biography

Dr Judi Porter is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics at Monash University as well as the Dietetics Manager at Eastern Health in Victoria.

Judi is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian, specialising in hospital nutrition and food service management.

She is also the recipient of a NHMRC Translating Research into Practice Fellowship for the period of 2015-2016. Her research combines her interests in hospital food service and malnutrition, where she is currently leading a protected mealtimes study in the subacute setting.

Judi has also been an Associate Editor of Nutrition & Dietetics for the past nine years. Additionally, Judi is a member of the Dietitian Connection scientific advisory board.


In this episode, we discuss:

Judi’s career journey – clinical dietetics, completing her PhD, mental health dietetics and dietetics management.

How Judi’s career has taken her to London.

Judi’s not-so-typical work day and her passion for working on systematic reviews.

The challenges of keeping up with technology and how Judi overcomes this.

Judi’s various leadership roles.

How mentorship and supervision is critical for the dietetic profession and how we can learn from her.

How Judi builds successful teams.

Judi’s advice:

Take opportunities but do not overcommit

Have persistence

Judi tells us about her passion for hiking and her experiences in Europe.

Additional resources


Click here for Judi’s Monash University profile

Click here for Judi’s ResearchGate profile



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