Evelyn worked for many years as a clinical specialist paediatric dietitian at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. She has a particular interest in breastfeeding and has qualified as a lactation consultant. Other areas of interest include optimal nutrition for infants and children and nutrition management of cystic fibrosis. She co ordinated a specialist course for dietitians wishing to develop expertise in paediatrics and has had extensive experience as a clinical teacher through her previous role as an adjunct lecturer from 2001. She has presented widely at many meetings on paediatric nutrition topics.
She is currently a senior lecturer at Monash University and convenes the Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics.