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Peta Patterson

Level 2, Building 5, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University

Professional biography

Peta is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) and course convenor to Nutrition Issues and Priorities, Public Health Nutrition Practice and Professional Placement Internships – Community and Public health Nutrition for the Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice at Bond University.

She has been working as an APD for 20 years in Australia across a variety of settings including corporate health, community and public health nutrition and private practice. She joined Bond University in 2015 contributing to undergraduate and post graduate teaching.

Professional admissions

  • Dietitians Australia

Teaching expertise

Peta uses a practical, real-world teaching style drawing from over 10 years’ experience in public health nutrition and 20 years’ experience as a dietitian. Peta mentors and guides students to be evidence-based practitioners, critical thinkers and lifelong learners.

Teaching awards

  • NUTR71-103 – Nutrition Issues and Priorities (2017, 2018)
  • NUTR 71-107 – Public Health Nutrition Practice (2015, 2016, 2018)
  • NUTR71-703 – Professional Placement Internship – Community and Public health Nutrition (2016, 2018)
  • NUTR71-100 – Nutrition and Food Science (2016)



  • Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, Griffith University
  • Bachelor of Health Science, Griffith University