Researcher biography

Alita completed her Bachelor of Health Science with a Nutrition major in 2013 at Queensland University of Technology. For the last 6 years she has been working as a clinical nutrition assistant at The Prince Charles Hospital. She has witnessed firsthand the opportunities and challenges associated with working in multidisciplinary teams to provide patient care. With a focus towards improving patient malnutrition care she decided to undertake research to explore the opportunities in delegated models of care within dietitian assistant roles.

Research interests

Dietitian assistant workforce and malnutrition care