New Glasgow & Antigonish
Are you in search of counselling services or advice from a Registered Dietitian?
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Ruth Harvie, PhD, PDt(c)
Assistant Professor, St. Francis Xavier University
Ruth trained and worked for over ten as a dietitian in her native New Zealand before commencing her PhD. She predominantly worked as an inpatient dietitian covering surgical and respiratory wards.
She spent 2 ¼ years in London, Ontario when doing her PhD collecting data based at the Canadian center for the human microbiome and probiotics. She finished her PhD: dietary intake, irritable bowel syndrome and the microbiota in 2018. In November 2019 she joined the human nutrition department at St Francis Xavier University. She currently teaches and research in the areas of clinical dietetics and foodservice management.
Her research program focuses on developing our understanding of the relationship between dietary intake, gastrointestinal symptoms, and features of the gut microbiome; and dysphagia and malnutrition.
Food Service Management
Victoria Hanebury Fraser, RD
Lecturer, Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies, Mt Allison University
Victoria is currently a lecturer in the Department of Commerce at Mt Allison University. She spent 27 years as an administrative dietitian in the Canadian Armed Forces and was the Director of Food Services for the CAF from 2015 to 2018. In her military career, she was the Force Food Services Officer for two years in the Multinational Force and Observers peacekeeping mission in El Gorah Egypt, the Senior Food Services Officer for the Canadian Army, and provided administrative dietetic leadership in many other bases and wings in Canada.
Her future plans in semi-retirement are to become trained in equine facilitated wellness and she is in the process of opening a wellness facility in beautiful Pictou, which will incorporate total mind and body wellness through clients working with her two older horses.
Food Service Management
Teresa Flynn, RD
Registered Dietitian, Private Practice
** Accepting New Clients! **
LinkedIn: Teresa Flynn, RD
Teresa obtained her Bachelor of Science in Applied Human Nutrition degree from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Teresa has experience working as a community dietitian in a retail setting since 2016.
She is passionate about educating the science of nutrition to the community through group education, nutrition workshops, cooperate wellness presentations and through hands-on cooking classes. Teresa loves seeing people get excited about food!
Corporate Nutrition and Wellness
Tracy Everitt, PDt
Assistant Professor, St. Francis Xavier Univerisity
Tracy Everitt is an assistant professor at St. Francis Xavier University. She completed her undergraduate degree in nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan and her internship at the Moncton Hospital in New Brunswick. She completed her masters in Adult Education at St. Francis Xavier University with a focus on diabetes education in a First Nations community. She completed her PhD in the department of Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan. Her research interests are in the areas of school food and sustainable food systems in schools.
Tracy has worked as a dietitian in many contexts. She has worked in rural and remote First Nations communities in Saskatchewan and has spent many years in the area of diabetes education and chronic disease management in Saskatchewan and Alberta. She has worked in Public Health and as a Nutrition Practice Coordinator at the University of Saskatchewan.
Cassie Crowe, RD
Clinical Dietitian, Shannex Parkland Antigonish
Cassie completed her BSc in Human Nutrition in 2017 and Dietetic Internship in 2019, both through St. Francis Xavier University. She has experience in community nutrition, sport nutrition, food service management, and clinical nutrition.
Cassie currently works in Long-Term Care in Antigonish and loves working with the aging population.