Allison Sigmund

Dietitian/Clinical Trial Manager, Western Sydney University

Allison has a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics. She is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian and has more than 25 years experience working in both the clinical setting and within project and management roles within the public health system.

In the past 7 years Allison has had a change of focus and has been working as Clinical Trials Manager. Allison has been a Clinical Trial Manager at Blacktown Hospital for a number of large multinational pharmaceutical cardiovascular outcome studies most notable, Liraglutide and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes (LEADER) and Semaglutide and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes (SUSTAIN) which have had extremely successful recruitment and retention of patients.

She has a strong interest in the area of diabetes in particular gestational diabetes. As an Adjunct Fellow with Western Sydney University she is currently following a cohort of women in Western Sydney over 5 years who have had gestational diabetes.

Experience

  • 2012–present
    Adjunct Fellow, Western Sydney University
  • 2012–present
    Clinical Trials Research Manager / Dietitian, Blacktown Hospital
  • 2004–2009
    Project Officer, Western Sydney Local Health District
  • 1992–2004
    Clinical Dietitian, Mt Druitt Hospital
  • 1995–2004
    Manager Nutrition & Dietetics Services , Blacktown Hospital

Education

  • 1992 
    University of Sydney, Master of Nutrition & Dietetics
  • 1990 
    University of Western Sydney, Bachelor of Applied Science - Food & Nutrition

Professional Memberships

  • Accredited Practicing Dietitian - Dietitians Association of Australia
  • Blacktown NSW
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  • A.sigmund@westernsydney.edu.au
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