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Dr. Maria Chan (PhD, AdvAPD, FNKF) is the Lead Renal Dietitian at the St. George Hospital, Sydney, Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong and Conjoint Associate Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Australia.

Maria served on the council of the International Society of Renal Nutrition & Metabolism (ISRNM) from 2004 to 2008 as associate councillor / chair of the dietitians division. Being the founding and executive member of the Global Renal Internet Course for Dietitians (GRID course) of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) USA, she is committed to improving the nutritional care and outcomes of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) globally as well as the training of renal specialist dietitians.

One of her significant contributions was the development of four sets of evidence based renal nutrition practice guidelines, covering all stages of CKD, dialysis and transplantation, including the Caring for Australasians with Renal Impairment (CARI) guidelines.

Maria has been invited to speak in national and international congresses regularly and has contributed many peer reviewed publications, nutrition practice guidelines and book chapters. Her research interest is to examine the effects of nutrition and exercise interventions on outcomes of people with End Stage Kidney Disease.

Maria has received many awards and has been twice given the Outstanding Contribution Award (2007 and 2013) by the Dietitians Association of Australia. In 2015, she received the prestigious Joel Kopple Award, NKF, USA for her outstanding contribution to renal nutrition.


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The academic assignments are as follows
Date (UTC+8) Time (UTC+8) Local Time Hall Session Role Talk Title
2022-06-17 17:30-17:45 2022-06-17,17:30-17:45Hall 1

Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative 2020 Nutrition Guidelines in CKD – Implementation: Strategies and Challenges - Session 2

Speaker Food vs nutrients when implementing the new guidelines: gù quán dà jús (seeing the big picture)
2022-06-18 15:30-16:45 2022-06-18,15:30-16:45Hall 3

Focus on Diet Quantity or Quality: Where should our Guidelines go ? - session 23

2022-06-18 18:15-18:55 2022-06-18,18:15-18:55Hall 3

Patients-Centered Nutrition Care