Malnutrition under the microscope

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About the symposium:

This year’s Malnutrition Week ANZ Symposium will dive into many malnutrition related topics from nutrition assessment and auditing to managing disease-specific malnutrition and barriers to accessing good nutrition within the community. We’re joined by an expert panel of speakers within the area!


Topics include:

  • The latest on GLIM criteria
  • Understanding malnutrition in your patient population
  • Malnutrition and chronic kidney disease
  • Managing malnutrition in ICU
  • Barriers to good nutrition in the community and residential aged care


About the speakers:

Dr. Charlene Compher is Professor of Nutrition Science and Shearer Chair of Healthy Community Practice at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA, USA. She directs Graduate Nutrition Programs at the University of Pennsylvania, including an online MS in Nutrition Science to launch in September 2023. Dr. Compher is recognized for her work as Past Editor of Clinical Guidelines for American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN). She played a key role in the development of the Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM) that was initiated during her term as President of ASPEN.





Sally McCray is the Director of Dietetics and Food Services at Mater Group, holds an Honorary Associate Professor position at Mater Research Institute – University of Queensland and an Honorary Adjunct Assistant Professor with Bond University. She has worked clinically in a number of hospitals in Australia as well as in Canada as an RD. At Mater she is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of a large and diverse team of staff across multiple facilities. Her research interests are innovative foodservice models and management of malnutrition and she has published in national and international peer-reviewed journals. Her current focus is utilizing software solutions and data analytics to inform decisions, improve operational efficiencies and achieve clinical dietetics excellence.




Dr Kelly Lambert is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian with qualifications in knowledge translation, health economics and management, and two decades of experience as a renal dietitian and a doctorate investigating health literacy and cognitive impairment in end stage kidney disease. Dr Lambert is the Academic Program Director for the Nutrition and Dietetics Program at the University of Wollongong. Dr Lambert’s research interests are intended to support people with kidney disease to live better lives and to progress the science about developing better patient education materials.





Dr Emma Ridley is a Senior Research Fellow, NHMRC Emerging Leadership Fellow and leads the Nutrition Program at the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. Emma has 17 years of clinical dietetic experience, including as a senior dietitian in the ICU at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne. Emma is internationally recognised as a critical care dietitian and researcher and is ranked in the top 1% on Expertscape for many clinical nutrition topics. Emma has more than 80 peer reviewed publications and has been a named investigator on more than $8 million dollars of research funding.





Susan Bloomfield-Stone is a clinical dietitian, currently working in the Malnutrition Intervention Clinic at Concord Hospital. She has a wealth of clinical experience across a variety of medical specialties and has spent her career working in several different metropolitan tertiary teaching hospitals. Susan has a profound interest in patient and family centred care and is committed to helping patients achieve their nutrition goals, through a combination of evidenced based practices and a nurturing holistic care approach. She is a member of the Dietitians Association Australia and is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian.





Emma Rippon is a Dietitian and Managing Director of Eat Well Nutrition Service. She holds a Bachelor of Health Science (Human Movement) and a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics. She started her own company working in aged care almost 20 years ago and Eat Well now service almost 200 aged care homes across Australia. Emma’s dietetic career began in the public hospital system. She worked for a number of years combining hospital, aged care and private practice work as the sole dietitian at Eat Well Nutrition Service. As the aged care business grew, Emma decided to employ quality dietetic staff to support the needs of the Eat Well business. She now employs 15 staff across Australia with the goal of providing evidence-based, high quality nutrition and hydrations services to the aged care sector.





Malnutrition Week ANZ 2022 is supported by



Webinar Slides:

Click here to download the symposium slides

Click here to download the symposium agenda

Click here to download Susan’s “Ten tips for improving outcomes in malnourished community clients”

Continuing Education (USA)
Duration2.75 hours
CPEUs Awarded2.75
Performance Indicators8.1.1, 8.1.5, 8.2.2, 10.2.11