About Kathy Lowes-Switzer
Kathy is a British Paediatric Dietitian, registered both in Singapore (Singapore Nutrition and Dietetics Association) and in the UK (Health and Care Professionals Council and British Dietetic Association).
Kathy has more than a decade of experience working as Paediatric Dietitian in the National health Services in the UK where she specialised in Gastroenterology at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London. Her work experience also includes working with Children with heart, respiratory and liver conditions at two large teaching hospitals in London.
Kathy graduated as a Dietitian from Kings College London in 2007, after completing an honours degree in Biology, a master’s degree in clinical nutrition and a post graduate diploma in nutrition and dietetics.
Furthermore, Kathy has volunteered her experience at the charity CHIVA (Children with HIV and Aids) in Africa, where she partnered with remote South African communities and their medical teams. Her experience also extends to her work in Australia, where she had a job as a Project Manager at ‘Healthy Kids’, a charity that partners with schools to help promote kitchen garden programmes.
Kathy’s main interest is in Infant, child and adolescent nutrition and growth, with a specialist interest in gastroenterology.
Areas of Practice
Pre-conception / Pregnancy
- Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
- Feeding pre-term infants, infants & toddlers
- Infant & Child feeding issues
- Faltering Growth
- Paediatric Weight Management
- Nutritional deficiencies ie. anaemia
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome – FODMAPS
- Crohn’s Disease
- Coeliac Disease
- Single or multiple food allergy
- Elimination diet for non IgE allergy
- GERD & allergic protocolits