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Reasons to choose Nutrition For Life:

  • Credible professional nutrition advice from qualified and caring Accredited Practicing Dietitians.
  • Personalised service and support, with an holistic approach to health and well being.
  • Immediate appointments, within 1 week of contacting Nutrition For Life.

About Robert Haala

Robert Haala

Special Interest in

  • Eating disorder management
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Cancer
  • Acquired Brain Injury

Professional Memberships

  • Dietitians Association of Australia: Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) & Accredited Nutritionist (AN)
  • Sports Dietetians Australia: Accredited Sports Dietitian
  • Eating Disorders Victoria

Qualifications and Awards

  • Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Nutrition & Exercise Science)
  • Eating Disorder Training
  • Sports Nutrition training
  • Community Based Rehabilitation for Acquired Brain Injury Level 1 Certificate

Rob opened Nutrition For Life in 2004. He consults with clients Monday & Wednesday. On the other days he teaches Nutrition at Australian Catholic University, works as a Clinical Dietitian at Monash Cancer Centre & Moorabbin Hospital, & also cares for his two young children.

Rob enjoys running, Boundary Umpiring AFL Football (286 AFL Games), and spending time with family (including 3year old son Sebastian & 1 year old daughter Regina) and friends.

About Laura Marsh

Laura Marsh

Special Interest in

  • Paediatric nutrition
  • Infant feeding
  • Women's health
  • Weight management
  • Nutrition support

Professional Memberships

  • Dietitian's Association of Australia: Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) & Accredited Nutritionist (AN)
  • Australasian Neonatal Dietitians’ Network member

Qualifications and Awards

  • Bachelor of Health Science Major in Nutrition & Dietetics (Queensland University of Technology, QLD)
  • Royal Children's Hospital Certificate in Paediatric Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Graduate Certificate: Rural and Remote Health Practice (Flinders University, SA)
  • Interdisciplinary Paediatric feeding course

Laura is originally from Queensland and relocated to Melbourne in 2016. A warm and caring Dietitian, Laura has a special interest in women’s and children’s health, as well as weight management. In her spare time, Laura enjoys regular exercise, spending time with her Partner Don, catching up with friends, and enjoying all that Melbourne has to offer.

About June Savva

June Savva

Special Interest:

  • Medical and surgical oncology, chemotherapy and radiotherapy
  • Research: oncology nutrition: clinical trials
  • Management of chronic disease e.g. diabetes, cardiovascular health
  • Sustainable weight management

Professional Memberships

  • Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA): Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and Accredited Nutritionist (AN)
  • Clinical Oncology Society Australia (COSA)
  • National Dietitians Oncology Interest Group (DAA Onc IG)
  • Medical Scientists Association of Victoria (MSAV)
  • Department of Health, Malnutrition in Victorian Cancer Services (VICS) Governance Group and Project Officer
  • Southern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (SMICS) Upper Gastrointestinal (UGI) Tumour Group

Qualifications

  • Certificate in Evidence Based Practice: University of Alberta, Canada
  • Diploma in Business Management: University Ballarat
  • Certificate in Health Coaching (Chronic Diseases) for Health Professionals: Health Coaching Australia
  • PEPA (Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach): Australian Department of Health
  • Graduate Diploma of Dietetics: Deakin University
  • Diploma of Nutrition and Food Science: Emily MacPherson College, Melbourne

Career Highlights/ Awards

Career highlights include both oral and poster presentations at local and international conferences. She has authored medical journal articles and an oncology nutrition textbook for health professionals titled "The Practical Handbook of Oncology Nutrition". This book has been sold to hospitals and universities throughout Australia and overseas. She has also received several research and professional development grants, and has developed a number of education and resource packages for patients, health professionals, cancer support groups and the Cancer Council, Victoria.

June is a dietitian specialising in Oncology Nutrition. She has over 20 years' experience incorporating teaching, clinical and community health for a variety of medical conditions. She consults with clients on Saturdays. On weekdays she is the Senior Clinician and Research Dietitian at Monash Cancer Centre and Moorabbin Hospital, Monash Health.

June is the mother of three adult children, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends and exploring the history, culture, traditions and cuisine of her European heritage.