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Dr Kerith Duncanson
Kerith Duncanson (PhD, APD)

Dr Kerith Duncanson is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with more than 30 years of dietetics experience – in the private and public health sectors.

Kerith consults with clients from across the country via video, specifically people with gut health issues. This consulting work complements Kerith’s work as a digestive health dietitian and researcher.

Dr Kerith Duncanson also actively supports and mentors the Help Yourself dietetics team who consult throughout the Mid North Coast of NSW. She had worked for 20 years on the Mid North Coast as a private practice dietitian and Community Nutritionist before completing a PhD in 2015.

Kerith’s pragmatic and intuitive approach to providing dietetic advice stems from this diverse professional experience, combined with a thorough enjoyment of food and eating!  Kerith has written 50 articles for journals, two book chapters and is the author of a book titled ‘Licence to Eat’. Follow Kerith’s research connections at ResearchGate.

Kerith is currently a Senior Research Fellow in Gastrointestinal Nutrition at The University of Newcastle, focusing on understanding the relationship between food, gut health and gastrointestinal health and disorder.

Gastro consultations – Kerith Duncanson

Kerith is available for telehealth consultations (video or phone), specifically for gut health conditions. Kerith is also available for face-to-face consultations in Newcastle (NSW) at:

Newcastle Gastroenterology

Suite 6, 3 Hopetoun Street

Charlestown NSW 2290

Appointments for Kerith Duncanson can be booked by using the online booking buttons or QR code below.

Kerith’s specific areas of interest include: