In this engaging conversation, Maree opens up about her decade-long dream of creating a global community for dietitians and shares why Dietitian Connection has been such a passion project. Tune in as we celebrate the 50,000-member milestone, share stories and look forward to the future of Dietitian Connection.


Dr Maree Ferguson founded Dietitian Connection in 2012. Maree is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and is an internationally renowned nutrition and dietetics expert. She was previously the Director Nutrition and Dietetics, Princess Alexandra Hospital. Prior to this, Maree worked at an international medical nutrition company in the United States. She has held leadership positions both within Dietitians Australia and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Maree developed the Malnutrition Screening Tool to identify patients at risk of malnutrition. Her innovative malnutrition screening tool has been implemented in many hospitals worldwide.


In this episode, we discuss:

  • Standout moments of the journey
  • How Maree navigates challenges like global pandemics and media storms
  • The crucial role feedback from members has played along the way

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