Denise Russell

Name: Denise Russell Employment: Manager of Food Service @ Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (Island Health) Dietetics Preceptor: 30 years       What is a food service management preceptor? Denise is the food services manager at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital, which is approximately a 400-bed hospital. As the manager, Denise provides leadership for a large […]

Talise Grossman

Name: Talise Grossman Registered Dietitian: 5 years Employment: Clinical Dietitian with Fraser Health UBC Clinical Preceptor: 3 years A Little Bit About Talise Talise graduated high school with an interest in nutrition and decided to pursue a career in dietetics. She graduated from UBC’s Dietetics Program and went on to work as a dietitian in the […]

Megan Lacoste

Name: Megan Lacoste Registered Dietitian: N/A Employment: General Manager at Vancouver General Hospital Patient Food Services (Sodexo) UBC Food Service Management Preceptor: 2 years A Little Bit About Megan Megan started her first food service job when she was still in university in 2010. Nine years later, as a food service general manager at Vancouver […]

Carrie Rae

Registered Dietitian: 12 years Employment: Community Health Dietitian at Cowichan Tribes and Huli’tun Health Society. Owner of ‘Island Nutrition Consulting’ Preceptor: 8 years at the University of Alberta, 3 years at UBC UBC Population & Public Health Preceptor: 3 years Carrie Rae wakes up every morning grateful for the kind of work she does with Indigenous populations on and […]

Jiak Chin Koh

Preceptors: Who Are They? Name: Jiak Chin Koh Registered Dietitian: 19 years Employment: Providence Health Care, Clinical Coordinator of Clinical Nutrition UBC Preceptor: 15 years UBC Research Preceptor: 6 years Being a preceptor is like travelling the world: you don’t know what you’ll encounter, but you’re hopeful for growth. Jiak Chin Koh is well versed in […]