Professor Louise Burke, HD12 Scholar

Professor Louise Burke, HD12 ScholarHilliard Discussion 12 has been POSTPONED until Fall 2022 due to circumstances surrounding COVID-19!

Louise is a sports dietitian with 40 years of experience in the education and counseling of elite athletes. She worked at the Australian Institute of Sport for thirty years, first as Head of Sports Nutrition and then as Chief of Nutrition Strategy. She was the team dietitian for the Australian Olympic Teams for the 1996-2012 Summer Olympic Games. Her publications include of 350 papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters, and the authorshipor editorship of several textbooks on sports nutrition. She is an editor of the international journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. Louise was a founding member of the Executive of Sports Dietitians Australia and is a Director of the IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition. Louise was appointed as Chair in Sports Nutritian in the Mary MacKillop Institute of Health Research at Australian Catholic University in Melbourne in 2014 and took up this position in a full-time capacity in 2020.