DR KATE MARSH
Dr Kate Marsh is an Advanced Accredited Practicing Dietitian (Adv APD), Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) and a Fellow of the Australian Diabetes Educators Association and The Australasian Society for Lifestyle Medicine. Kate has a PhD, Master of Nutrition and Dietetics and BSc from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education and Management from the University of Technology Sydney. Her PhD, supervised by Professor Jennie Brand-Miller, was looking at the role of low glycemic index (GI) diets in women with PCOS.
Kate has a particular interest in PCOS, having worked with thousands of women with this condition, and founded the PCOS Health & Nutrition Centre in 2006. Kate is the convenor of the Dietitans Association of Australia (DAA) PCOS Discussion Group, frequently speaks to both dietitians and women with PCOS on the dietary management of this condition, and is a guest lecturer on PCOS to nutrition & dietetics students at the University of Sydney.
Kate is also a member of the Guideline Development Group for the PCOS International Evidence-Based Guidelines and the PCOS Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) Translation Committee. She was a member of the PCOS Alliance which developed best practice guidelines for the management of PCOS in Australia.
Kate is co-author of The Low GI Diet for PCOS, The Low GI Vegetarian Cookbook, The Low GI Diet for Gluten-Free Cooking, The Bump to Baby Diet and PCOS Made Easy. She writes regularly for a number of publications including Diabetic Living Magazine, and has published articles on PCOS and glycemic index in a number of medical journals. Kate is also editor of the Australian Diabeted Educator, a member of the editorial board for Diabetes Management Journal and a board member of the Australiasian Society for Lifestyle Medicine.
Kate is a recipient of the DAA Young Achievers Award, was a NSW finalist in the 2006 Telstra Business Women’s Awards, and was awarded the DAA Joan Woodhill Prize for Excellent in Research – Doctorate Award for her PhD study on low GI diets for women with PCOS. In 2015 she was awarded the inaugural ADEA National CDE of the Year.