Virtual Event | Let's Talk About Celiac Disease

September 28, 2021 (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Location: Virtual

Join Executive Director, Alumni Affairs, Oonagh Proudfoot (’93, ’06) and Dr. Catherine Morley from Acadia's School of Nutrition and Dietetics on Tuesday, September 28 from 7-8 p.m. ADT for a conversation about the effects and impact of celiac disease.

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Presenter bio

Catherine Morley, PhD, PDt, FDC

Professor, School of Nutrition and Dietetics, Acadia University

Adjunct Professor, Applied Human Nutrition, MSVU in Halifax

Catherine holds a PhD in Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies/Educational Research (University of Calgary), an MA in Adult Education (UBC), a BASc in Human Nutrition (University of Guelph), and a Documentary Film certificate and Textile Arts diploma (Capilano University). Catherine is registered as a dietitian with the Nova Scotia Dietetic Assocation, is a Fellow and Life Member of Dietitians of Canada, and a founding member of World Critical Dietetics.

Prior to joining Acadia, Catherine worked in hospitals and clinics advising individuals and families on living with serious illness on optimizing food intake to enhance well being and quality of life, in public health, and as a consultant in the development and evaluation of national, provincial, and regional nutrition programs and in dietetics education.

Catherine’s research interests include how eating changes and family relationships through food change with changes in health status, and how these findings inform approaches to nutrition counselling and how dietitians are trained, critical social theory in dietetics, and the food, eating, and nutrition challenges of gender diverse people.

Catherine lives with celiac disease and knows all about producing less than stellar baked goods.



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