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Project; The Keto-eCoach Program: Utilising digital health to enhance ketogenic diet therapy for epilepsy.

20192024

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Biography

Dr Neha Kaul is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and early-career researcher specialising in nutrition therapies for neurological conditions including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, migraine, movement disorders, stroke and traumatic brain injury. 

Dr Kaul has led the establishment of the multidisciplinary dietary therapy for epilepsy and headache disorders program at Alfred Health; one of the few services worldwide providing specialist care specifically for adults with neurological conditions.

As an early-career, clinician-researcher her research focusses on the practical aspects and implementation of diet-based treatments. She also has a special interest in the emerging use of digital health and medical devices to improve nutrition care.

Dr Kaul holds leadership positions in the International League Against Epilepsy, including the Global Advocacy Council (2020-) and Communications Taskforce Leaders of the Young Epilepsy Section (2018-2022). She is the Ketogenic Diet Interest Group Convernor for Dietitians Australia (2018-), a member of the Education Committee for the International Neurological Ketogenic Society (2024-), and a member of the Ketogenic Dietitians Research Network. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Senior Dietitian, Alfred Hospital

1 Jul 2019 → …

Research area keywords

  • dietary interventions
  • ketogenic diet
  • Epilepsy
  • Neurological Disorders

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