Joanne Lerwick

Joanne Lerwick RD(SA) holds a B.Sc (Dietetics) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Hospital Dietetics, both obtained at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal in Pietermaritzburg. She worked for several years for a food service management organisation, climbing her way up the corporate ladder. After resigning due to family responsibilities, she continued to consult to contract catering companies, with regards to both food service management and dietetics. She is currently a part time tutor for the Food Service Management Module for Postgrad Dietetic Interns, for UKZN. Her passion is to promote dietetics and its diverse career opportunities. Joanne consults to Hillcrest Private Hospital with regards to their therapeutic menus, liaising with both the clinical dietitians and catering managers. She is also involved in lactation consulting, and consults in 3 Durban hospitals.