Our Team

Anne Schneyder - Director

Anne is a director of NPA. She has over 30 years experience in a variety of clinical settings in South Australia. Anne has been involved in the private sector for most of her professional life, conducting a successful private practice and consultancy service. Anne, together with Julie Dundon established Nutrition Professionals Australia in 2001, and the business has now grown to be one of the largest providers of nutrition and dietetic services in Australia.

Anne has been actively involved in the Dietitians Association of Australia since graduating as a dietitian. Anne prides herself in the quality of her service delivery and in ensuring that her approach is professional and evidence based. She has particular skills in problem solving and tailoring solutions to difficult nutrition problems.

Anne completed a Bachelor of Science at the University of Adelaide in 1978 and a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Nutrition & Dietetics at Flinders University in 1978. She has attended numerous professional and clinical conferences within SA and interstate to ensure that the business is able to offer best practice advice in all areas of dietetics.

Anne has been awarded Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian status by the Dietitians Association of Australia. Anne and Julie were the first two dietitians to be awarded this honour in South Australia.

 

Julie Dundon - Director

Julie is a director of NPA. She has been employed and self-employed in the health care industry for more than 25 years. She is committed to quality care that is appropriate to the individual and organisations. Julie has taken a leadership role for more than 15 years in the state branch of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), and has served at a national level as a Board member and President of DAA.

Julie has a wide range of dietetic experience including clinical, community, food service, aged care and small business. She has extensive experience in the private sector providing a consulting service to organisations, health care organisations and individuals. Julie prides herself on her reputation for professionalism, enthusiasm and energy in the care of her patients.

Julie graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Adelaide University in 1980 and completed a Graduate Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics at Flinders University in 1981. She attends numerous professional and clinical conferences within SA and interstate. Julie has been awarded Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian status by the Dietitians Association of Australia. Anne and Julie were the first two dietitians to be awarded this honour in South Australia.

 

Letizia Sasanelli- Dietitian

Letizia is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) who graduated from Flinders University with a postgraduate degree Master of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Letizia has an Italian background and can speak Italian fluently. Letizia is passionate about aged care and aims to improve residents' quality of life through food and nutrition. Coming from an Italian background Letizia understands the importance culture has on food preferences and thus uses a client centred approach with her consultations.

Letizia's main areas of interest include Malnutrition, Cardiovascular Diseases, Chronic Renal Disease and Diabetes Management. 

 

Ellie Farabad- Dietitian

Ellie Farabad is an Accredited Practising Dietitian who graduated from the University of South Australia with a postgraduate degree Master of Dietetics.

Ellie is of Persian descent and can speak Farsi and Dari fluently. Ellie worked as a dietitian in Iran before immigrating to Australia, and is experienced in delivering evidence based nutritional advice tailored to individuals.

Ellie's main areas of interest are healthy eating accross the lifespan, nutrition in gastrointestinal issues such as Coeliac disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, diabetes management and nutrition support.  

 

 

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