About Laura - Laura O'Brien
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About Laura

Laura is a Dietitian with a passion for assisting clients with gastrointestinal and chronic medical conditions to improve their health and nutrition.

Laura has experience working as a Dietitian in acute care hospitals in Australia and Canada. During her time at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane and Mount Sinai & St. Michael’s Hospitals, Toronto, Laura gained expertise in enteral nutrition, parenteral nutrition and the management of gastrointestinal diseases. Her work in general medical and oncology units also gave her expertise in managing nutrition for clients with complex and varied medical conditions.

Laura is passionate about providing evidence-based nutrition for her clients and has worked for the international database PEN: Practice-based Evidence in Nutrition® to develop nutrition guidance for Dietitians and health professionals.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD).

  • Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE). 

  • Bachelor Health Science (Nutrition & Dietetics) (First Class Honours), Queensland University of Technology. 
  • Graduate Certificate Diabetes Education, Deakin University. 
  • Member of Coeliac Society of Queensland.

  • Member of Crohn’s & Colitis Australia.

  • DAA Committee Member for Gastrointestinal Interest Group.