About

Sascha McMeekin

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Dietetics) (Hons)

 

Sascha is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 9 years of experience. During her career she has gathered a wealth of knowledge, particularly in the areas of function gut disorders and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). She is a Monash University certified FODMAP Dietitian and the creator of the Master Your IBS program, a comprehensive package designed for clients with functional gut issues.

 

Sascha's career has included working in the research and hospital setting and has taken her across the world to leading the functional gut disorder outpatient clinics at London Bridge Hospital to being the Gastrointestinal and Colorectal Dietitian at St John of God Subiaco Hospital in Perth, Australia. Currently, alongside helping her clients, she is working with the Noisy Guts research team at the University of Western Australia, which aims to develop a non-invasive diagnostic tool for gut disorders.

 

Sascha has equipped herself with the skills to deliver the latest, research-based dietary advice for the effective management of many conditions. She continues to extend her knowledge and skills in regular professional development and is a member of the Dietitian's Australia Gastrointestinal Interest Group.

 

Low FODMAP and IBS Monash certified Accredited Practising Dietitian
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Qualifications

Qualifications:

 

Bachelor of Health Science (Nutrition and Dietetics) (Hons)

 

British Dietetic Association Event—Behaviour Change Communication Skills

 

Monash University “Low FODMAP Diet for IBS” Course

 

Microba Insights Course on the Gut Microbiome

 

Heart Foundation Training in Motivational Interviewing

Memberships

Memberships:

 

Dietitians Australia (DA)

 

DA Gastrointestinal Interest Group DA Western Australia Engagement and Development Committee

 

Dietitian Crohn’s Colitis Australia Network

 

British Dietetic Association

Publications

Publications:

 

McMeekin, S., Jansen, E., Mallan, K., Nicholson, J. Magarey, A., & Daniels, L. (2012). Associations between infant temperament and early feeding practices: a cross-sectional study of Australian mother-infant dyads from the NOURISH randomised controlled trial. Appetite.

 

Jansen, E., McMeekin, S., Mallan, K., Nicholson, J., & Daniels, L. (2012). Relationship between Infant Temperament and Feeding Practices: A Cross-Sectional Study of Mother-Infant Dyads in the NOURISH Randomised Controlled Trial. Paper presented at the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) 2012 Annual Conference, Austin, Texas.

Invited Speaker

Invited speaker:

 

McMeekin, S. “Nutrition in Oncology Update: Talking about the ‘C’ word at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre 27th June 2019”. Event hosted by Abbott Nutrition at St John of God Subiaco Hospital 2019, Perth.

McMeekin, S. Nutritional intake, self-feeding ability and patient satisfaction in inpatients with dementia, using a finger foods menu. Oral presentation, St John of God Subiaco Hospital Research Week 2019, Perth.

 

McMeekin, S. Managing Nutrition in Dementia. Oral presentation, Alzheimer’s WA Enhancing Dementia Practice in Hospitals Symposium 2019, Perth. McMeekin, S. Nutritional Management of Stomas. Oral presentation, COSA 45th Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, Perth.

 

McMeekin, S. Nutritional Management of Stomas. Oral presentation, COSA 45th Annual Scientific Meeting 2018, Perth.