Dr Melinda Morrison

BSc, MSc, PhD, Grad Cert Diab Ed.

NDSS Diabetes in Pregnancy Priority Area Lead

Melinda is an APD and CDE with more than 20 years’ experience in diabetes education. She has worked for Diabetes NSW ACT since 1999 and from 2013-16 was employed as the National Program Leader for the NDSS Diabetes in Pregnancy National Development Program which focused on initiatives to support women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to plan and prepare for pregnancy. In 2014 she was awarded a PhD by the University of Newcastle for her research into postnatal health and lifestyle behaviours of Australian women with gestational diabetes. Melinda has published articles in a number of other consumer publications and medical journals. Melinda works closes with the NDSS Diabetes in Pregnancy Expert Reference Group in ensuring the delivery of up-to-date, evidence-based NDSS information and support for women with diabetes.

Contact Melinda: E: melindam@diabetesnsw.com.au

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