Megan is a Registered Dietitian with a PhD in gut health from the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at The University of Queensland, Australia. Megan’s PhD was recognised for its contribution to science receiving the Dean’s Award for outstanding research Higher Degree and was selected as one of nine international female success stories by Cosmopolitan.
Megan has a broad range of nutrition experience having worked as a clinical dietitian specialising in gut health; sports nutritionist for the Australia Olympic Synchronised Swimming team; and consultant dietitian to several companies, from well established to start-ups.
Megan leads research at King’s College London investigating nutrition-based therapies in gastrointestinal health, including pre- & probiotics, dietary fibres, the low FODMAP diet and food additives. Megan is also an Associate Lecturer at the University of Queensland, and was the recipient of the 2017 British Medical Journal Open Gastroenterology prize ‘Best Clinical science abstract for oral presentation’ and the British Nutrition Foundation ‘Drummond Pump Priming Award’.
Megan is passionate about the food industry and is working with Leon Restaurants on a gut health initiative across the UK and Europe. Megan also leads a specialist gut health clinic on Harley Street London with ROC private and was recognised as one of six new “wellness stars” to watch in 2017 by Women’s Health UK.