Caroline is part of a team of staff who develop and support a high quality sustainable clinical placement program in Nutrition and Dietetics. The role involves identifying and developing appropriate placements based on academic program and accreditation requirements, briefing and supervising students, undertaking liaison visits while students are on placement, supporting supervisors, gaining and maintaining support from clinical learning environments and coordinating the recruitment and support of clinical facilitators and preceptors.
Caroline has worked in the area of public health nutrition and health promotion for over 15 years, including shorter periods working as a dietitian in community health services and private practice. Her roles have involved work at local, regional, state-wide and national levels as a public health nutritionist in state government, regional health service organisations and most recently, in tertiary education. She has a strong interest in supporting undergraduate and postgraduate students to translate their knowledge and skills into practice, as well as ensure an evidence-based approach to program planning, implementation and evaluation.