Speakers Profile - Dr Joanna McMillan

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A PHD qualified nutrition scientist and accredited practising dietitian Dr Joanna McMillan is one of Australia's favourite and most trusted health and wellbeing experts.

A regular on TV, Jo most recently appeared as a host on ABC's flagship science show Catalyst - Beating Diabetes and the three part series Gut Revolution. She appears regularly on Channel 9's Today Show, 7 & 9 News and Studio 10, and across a variety of radio networks, online and print publications.

With a passion for answering the tough questions when it comes to the increasing amount of diet, health and nutrition topics out there.

Jo has a natural ability to translate complex science into simple, everyday messages that engage; benefiting the wellbeing of audiences across all media platforms, be it broadcast, print or in front of a live audience.

With a powerful, passionate and relaxed presenting style, Jo holds the attention of audiences wherever she goes. Her versatility as a speaker has allowed her to not only deliver workshops and keynotes but also to host and moderate large scale corporate and high profile
public events including her role as interviewer for Jaime Oliver on his recent trip to Australia.

Joanna is an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow with La Trobe University and a Fellow of the
Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. She is the founder of Get Lean - an online lifestyle change program; and she has authored seven books including her latest, Brain Food.

She has a weekly column - My Day on a Plate in Sunday Life and regularly contributes to numerous publications and online blogs along with her own.

She is a proud ambassador for Diabetes Australia, The Skin Cancer Foundation and Foodbank.

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