Qualifications: Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD), Accredited Nutritionist (AN)
Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics | Graduate Certificate in Paediatric Nutrition and Dietetics
About: Lauren Atkins is an APD and AN with expertise in oncology and haematology. She has worked in cancer care and survivorship for close to 10 years, spending much of her career working as a Senior Dietitian at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, The Royal Children’s Hospital Cancer Centre, Epworth Freemasons, as well as providing education for Deakin, Monash, LaTrobe, Victoria and Melbourne Universities. She has vast experience in using good nutrition to help prevent, manage and overcome cancer, from diagnosis through to survivorship and palliation and has published and been invited to present much of her research at national and international conferences.
Lauren has undertaken advanced training in natural and integrative medicine to better advise individuals and groups on the safe and appropriate use of complementary therapies. Lauren now combines hospital work with her co-founded private Oncology and Preventative Nutrition business OnCore Nutrition, where she operates out of clinics in Windsor, Brighton and Caulfield in Melbourne, as well as via telehealth consultation worldwide.
Research/Areas of Interests: Oncology and preventative nutrition