Gastrodiet 2017

Dr Marina Iacovou

Marina Iacovou is Senior Project Manager and Research Dietitian at the Department of Gastroenterology, Monash University in Melbourne. Since 2007, Marina has also worked in private practice and her active clinical interests are in the area of paediatrics, gastroenterology, and sport. Previously, Marina worked as a Teaching Associate for 7 years with the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, at Monash University.

Marina completed her PhD with the Department of Gastroenterology at Monash University in the area of FODMAPs for the treatment of infantile colic in breastfed infants. She also conducted the first double-blinded randomised controlled maternal feeding study, with breastfed infants who have colic. Marina has since presented her work at a number of national and international conferences.