Katherine Healy is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist. She has extensive clinical experience in a number of major Melbourne metropolitan hospitals along with private practice.
Katherine has conducted research with the Department of Gastroenterology at Monash University; investigating the efficacy of enzyme therapy and nutritional adequacy in vegetarian and vegan diets, within the restraints of a low FODMAP diet. Katherine has 6 years of specialized experience managing patients within the full spectrum of gastrointestinal diseases and disorders.
She is currently the Principle Investigator and sole clinician of a Department of Health and Human Services funded advanced practice in Allied Health Project being undertaken at the Northern Hospital in Melbourne. She is also a Microbiological Scientist with 14 years of experience working with the Microbiology Department at Alfred Health.
She has profound knowledge of gastrointestinal conditions that include bacterial, parasitic and viral infections and keen interest in the developing field of the human gut microbiome. Katherine offers advice for the identification, management and treatment of gastrointestinal infections in our patients.
Katherine sees children, adolescents and adults at the Mind + Gut Clinic in Malvern, Victoria.