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Summary

Clinical dietitian specialized in geriatrics with a master's degree in public health. Currently open to new opportunities and new challenges.

Keen interest in health policies, especially in
- healthcare quality (health indicators, program planning, procedures)
- nutrition & prevention of diseases
- non communicable diseases
- ageing populations, healthy ageing
- social determinants and health inequalities
- tobacco control
- access to health services
- health (care) systems performance

Keywords:
- Nutrition & diseases, Diet, Malnutrition, Geriatrics & psychogeriatrics, Dementia
- Evidence-based practice
- Holistic approach to health
- Food safety, Quality audit, HACCP, Food labeling, Food technology, Food regulation & legislation
- Public health, Healthcare management, Program conception, planning & evaluation, Health indicators, Project management, Health promotion & education, Health systems analysis, Health (care) policies analysis
- Health in all policies

Experiences

Past Experience

  • Clinical Dietitian Brussels, Belgium
    February 2017 --- May 2017

    Clinical practice:
    - dietetic and nutritional advice for patients with a cancer (ENT cancer, breast cancer, leukemia, digestive cancers, ...), diabetes type 1 and type 2, insulin resistance, dysphagia, kidney disease and digestive pathologies (for example, ileum & colon surgery, diverticulitis, gastroesophagal reflux, acute pancreatitis, gall bladder removal)
    - prevention, assessment, evaluation and monitoring of malnutrition in the elderly and in the cases of multi-pathologies
    - enteral feeding (EF) management (choice of EF and administration protocol)
    - collection, organization and assessment of data related to health and nutritional status

    - supervision of the quality of the hospital meals

  • Clinical Dietitian Brussels, Belgium
    July 2011 --- April 2017

    Extensive clinical practice and consultations. (Under different contracts)
    - prevention, assessment, evaluation and monitoring of malnutrition in the elderly and in the cases of multi-pathologies
    - dietetic and nutritional advice for diabetes, bariatric surgery, obesity, hypercholesterolemia, cancer, dysphagia, kidney disease and digestive pathologies (for example, ileum & colon surgery, diverticulitis, gastroesophagal reflux, acute pancreatitis, gall bladder removal)
    - enteral feeding management
    - collection, organization and assessment of data related to health and nutritional status
    - contibuted to plan and deliver the best health care for the geriatric patients through weekly interdisciplinary meetings
    - contibuted to plan and deliver the best health care for the patients through weekly interdisciplinary meetings in internal medecine
    - dietetic interventions in geriatrics, rehabilitation-neurology, internal medicine, psychiatric units (site Horta)
    - dietetic interventions in 7 hospital units (site Brien)

  • Freelance nutrition consultant for companies Brussels, Belgium
    June 2016 --- December 2016

    Consultant for companies :
    - advice on nutrient status and deficiencies in various populations
    - advice on dietary guidelines, nutrition and public health programs
    - advice on various local foods, food habits and food contents
    - calculations of nutritional values
    - communication with media

Personality

Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAttention to detailAuthenticityCollaborationCoordinationCritical thinkingIndependenceProactivityResiliencyResponsibilityResult OrientedTrustWillingness to compromise

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Nutrition Diabetes Scientific writingAuditingBudget ManagementCancerCardiovascular diseasesChange ManagementCommunication SkillsContinuous ImprovementData entryData ManagementEnglishGastroenterologyHealthcareHealthcare industryHealthcare ManagementHospitalsInternal medicineLeadershipmanagementMultilingualoncologyOutlookProblem SolvingProgram ManagementProject CoordinationProject ManagementProject PlanningPublic HealthPsychiatryQuality AuditingQuality Control (QC)Quality ManagementScientific CommunicationsTeam LeadershipTeam ManagementTeamwork

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Control data Develop protocols Interpret data Write papersAdjust processes and methodsAlzheimerApprove patient informationAssess quality process issuesAssess product quality issuesAssist with proceduresCollect dataCollect patient forms and questionnairesCommunicationCoordinate projectsCoordinationDetermine needsFollow up projectsFollow-up of external auditsFollow-up of internal auditsFollow-up of quality assurance activitiesGuide studentsGuide staffImplement ProcessesLead teamsManage global quality standardsManage risksmanaging a small teamproject managementQuality control processReview reportsReview quality policiesReview quality control activitiesSet-up quality policiesSolve problemsWrite documentsWrite papers

Education

  • Master in Public Health, health systems and policies from ULB in 2014
  • Specialization in Geriatrics and psychogeriatrics from Haute Ecole Leonard de Vinci in 2012
  • Bachelor in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from Haute Ecole Leonard de Vinci in 2011

Training and Certification

  • Clinical nutrition continuous education in 2017 Certification

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
English
Professional Proficiency
French
Native
Dutch
Elementary Proficiency
Russian
Native
Ukrainian
Native

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Assistant Associate Scientist Business Consultant Junior Consultant Management Assistant Manager Product Manager Production Assistant Product Specialist Project Assistant Quality manager Research Assistant scientific collaborator Scientific consultant Scientific Officer scientific translator Senior Consultant Team Assistant Team Leader Regulatory Affairs Assistant Regulatory Affairs Consultant Regulatory Affairs Associate
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Belgium
  • Work From Home:
    No
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
    BrightOwl employee :    100% FTE
  • International:
    Yes

Publications

    Expert has 2 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Brussels, Belgium

Others

Driving License
  • Yes