Hi, I’m Whitney!

Who am I? I’m a Registered Dietitian, UBC alumni, and Vancouverite trying to discover the world and my new niches of practice. I am currently an In-Store Dietitian with Loblaw but a previous Clinical Dietitian with Fraser Health in Thoracic/General Surgery and GI disorders on the Surgical Units at Surrey Memorial Hospital with a passion working with individuals requiring home enteral nutrition (home tube feeds). I recently worked at the Heart Function Clinic and General Practitioner Clinics in Abbotsford as part of the “Dietitians in GP Clinic” pilot project. I also have experience in other areas of practice including General Medicine, Oncology, Residential Care, Pediatrics and with itty bitty humans at the Neonatal ICU. I love collaborating with clients/patients of all personalities/concerns and being challenged with unique medical conditions and nutrition questions.

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(Oh hey, that’s me!)

Why the change from acute care to private practice? Although I love the team in acute care and working so closely with my patients, I also felt like I was losing touch with food. I became focused in my nutrition support bubble working with tube feeds and IV nutrition that I started to forget about why I became a dietitian – to get people to have a healthy and positive relationship with food. So, I decided to try a new area of practice working in the community (including various Family Physician clinics) and realized that I started to love my job even more!

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(Doesn’t that look nomalicious?!)

What gets my juices flowing? Being in the kitchen coming up with delicious (and nutritious) new recipes and messing around with my camera to take foodie photos.  I tend to spend my vacations abroad, learning about all the delicious cultures that exist outside of my North American surroundings.. and posting too many travel photos on my blog! I am now also taking clients within my independent private practice after discovering my new love for providing nutrition education and support for patients and clients in the community. Prevention of diseases/conditions is as important as treating them and going back to real food is always important for dietitians working in all areas of practice!

Got a question or want to book a 1:1 appointment with me? Please check out my “Work With Me” page for more information or directly contact me here.

Want to learn more about me? There’s even more on Linkedin!

**The views expressed on this website are my own and do not reflect those of my employer*”

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