Mrs. Kanu Grace Chiemeka.

Department: Nutrition & Dietetics
Faculty: Agriculture
Designation : Graduate Assistant
Email: grace.kanu@unn.edu.ng
Phone: +234706 217 1980, 0815 583 3723


Biography :


Kanu, Grace Chiemeka is a Graduate Assistant in the department of Nutrition and Dietetics with a Masters in Human nutrition in view. She is a seasoned certified dietitian-nutritionist with special interest in proffering innovative, effective and evidence based nutrition solutions to healthy and diseased individuals. She graduated from the department of Nutrition and Dietetics with a First Class honours and as the best graduating student in the department and faculty of Agriculture. She has successfully carried out a research work which was published in the Nigerian Journal of Nutritional Sciences.

 

She carried out her clinical internship training in the University of Nigeria, Teaching Hospital (UNTH), where she also served as the assistant intern representative for the Nutrition and dietetics unit in UNTH. She also got clinical trainings in Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) where she worked with high profiled dietitians as a trainee. She completed her National Youth Service Scheme in Federal Medical Center, Makurdi where she worked as a clinical dietitian in the department of Nutrition and dietetics. She is a member of Dietitians Association of Nigeria (DAN) and has attended conferences held by this professional body.

 

Kanu, Grace Chiemeka in the course of her practice as a dietitian has acquired sills and more knowledge in the dietary management of patients with different disease conditions, giving nutritional counselling to patients with different nutrition based problems, presentation of nutrition health talks in different wards and clinics as well as to different medical team members to foster deeper enlightenment on nutrition based topics. She has carried out various nutrition case studies and has successfully handled nutrition related cases which includes; Diabetes, hypertension, obesity, malnutrition in children, kidney diseases, hypercholesterolemia, liver disease amongst others. She has also carried out supervisory duties on staff in nutrition department as well as monitoring and evaluation roles on patients under dietary regimen.

 

She also acquired leadership experience while serving as the in-house facilitator in a HIV/AIDS community development group of over 200 youths anchoring presentations and outreaches with in and out school youths against the spread of HIV/AIDS in Makurdi, Benue state. She is the founder of ‘DietitianFix’, an online platform for giving out evidence based nutrition education to the public. She is a goal oriented strategist successful in building and motivating dynamic teams for the promotion and creation of new ideas geared towards ensuring positive changes.

 

A certified dietitian-nutritionist with special interest in proffering innovative, effective and evidence based nutrition solutions to health challenges for healthy and diseased individuals.

 

Seeking an employment position in your reputable establishment, to enable me demonstrate my resourcefulness, proactive abilities and most importantly, to contribute to the profitability of your organization using my overall knowledge and skills in human nutrition and dietetics and other acquired skills.

 

A goal oriented strategist successful in building and motivating dynamic teams for the promotion and creation of new ideas geared towards ensuring positive changes.

 

A gifted leader who can work in culturally diversified team or environment and ensuring success in anything for which he has a limitless interest and enthusiasm in.

 




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