Jenelle is the joint Head of the Nutrition and Speech Pathology Department at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne. She is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian with clinical dietetic experience, primarily in the field of oncology. Jenelle has an interest in innovative quality improvement activities and using a strategic approach to improve outcomes for patients with cancer. Jenelle’s clinical, project and research interests span across managing cancer malnutrition, head and neck cancer, enteral feeding in oncology patients and implementing evidence based practice into clinical care. Jenelle has been involved in the development of national evidence based nutrition oncology guidelines and has provided leadership to the statewide program of work, the Victorian Cancer Malnutrition Collaborative (VCMC) since 2011.
2013: Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian (AdvAPD) credential, Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA)
2012: The Doreen Akkerman Award for Supportive Care prize, COSA Annual Scientific Meeting
2012: Best of the Best Supportive Care oral presentation, COSA Annual Scientific Meeting