At Nurture Central, we have a team of experts who aspire to provide to you with the best information for family health & well-being. To uphold our value of ‘Nurtrition’, we bring together experts in nutrition, dietetics, research science, pediatrics, obstetrics, midwifery and nursing, and we harness this expertise into a beacon of information with which to provide you with the best advice possible.

Mark is a medical researcher who works in heart health. His PhD project at the University of Melbourne in 2012 examined the mechanisms that drive the development of heart disease in diabetes. One of his major interests is understanding how changes in the body’s metabolism affect the cardiovascular system with…
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BSc Hons, Ph.D –Neuroscientist Sarah Spencer is a Professor of Neuroscience of RMIT University. She has around 16 years’ experience investigating the impact of the perinatal environment on brain and behaviour. She has a particular interest in the brain’s immune system and how it governs neurological function. She completed her…
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BSc, MRepSc, PhD - Biomedical Scientist George has worked as a medical researcher for 17 years in the university sector, at both Monash University health institutes, and The University of Melbourne. He spent 12 of those years in reproductive health and fertility research, in roles such as Clinical Research Associate,…
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Cath Curtin, lovingly known as ‘Midwife Cath’ is fully-qualified nurse, midwife and maternal and child health nurse in Australia and trusted expert in women’s health, pre-pregnancy, antenatal care and education, pregnancy, labour and birth, postnatal care, breastfeeding, and parenting. She has delivered thousands of babies throughout her 45-year career. Cath…
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BSc (Nutr), Hons, MNutrDiet, AdvAPD - Dietitian Melanie McGrice is Australia’s leading dietitian in fertility, pregnancy and women’s and infant health. She is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian, one of the few dietitians in Australia to achieve that status. Her success has made her an in-demand practitioner, author, conference speaker,…
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BSc (Hons), PhD - Research Officer Christopher Halkias is a biomedical scientist with extensive experience across many of the research institutions of Melbourne. He was awarded a PhD in Biomedical Science from RMIT University in 2018. His research interests include pharmacology, pathology, immunology and the use of natural products for…
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BHSc Nutr Med, MNutr - Nutritionist Diana is a registered nutritionist with close to 10 years’ experience in the industry working as a clinical nutritionist. She completed her undergraduate in Nutritional Medicine, followed by a Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition through Deakin University and is a member of the Australian…
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