BSc, OT, CNP
Most memorable moment at IHN:
Professional skills development and public speaking where everyone was very emotional in their speeches
Favourite class at IHN:
Nutrition Symptomatology Part 1
Currently doing in the field of Holistic Nutrition:
Kylie graduated from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto in 2009 with first class honors. She is the founder of Koru Nutrition inc. a company that specializes in individuals that have been involved in motor vehicle accidents (MVA). Her company specializes in providing nutrition services to individuals with brain injury, spinal cord injury, and other neurological disorders as well as digestive issues, mental health and weight loss/gain. She has 18 nutritionists, dietitian’s and Naturopath Doctors that work for her and are based across South Western Ontario. Her company is now branching out into Children, private and corporate wellness.
Kylie became increasingly dedicated to researching nutrition and spinal cord injuries when her one-and- a-half-year old nephew sustained a C3-C4 quadriplegia in 2009. In 2011 a colleague and her received a grant from the Paralyzed Veterans of America to research and write a book on nutrition and preventing secondary complications in SCI. She is the Co-author of “Eat well, Live Well with Spinal Cord Injury and other Neurological Conditions: A practical guide to help address secondary health complications in SCI through nutrition.”
Kylie has presented on the topic of nutrition at the Canadian National Spinal Cord Injury conference, the Niagara Brain Injury conference and the Toronto ABI network conference in 2012. She has also presented on the topics of nutrition and SCI and brain injury at the American Spinal Cord Injury of Health Professionals in Las Vegas and The International Life Care Planning Symposium in Atlanta and the Provincial Brain Injury Conference (Ontario) in 2013. She was also accepted to present at the World Brain Injury Congress in San Francisco in 2014. In 2014 she completed a webinar on nutrition and SCI from the Spaulding Rehabilitation hospital in Boston to 400 people across the world.
Kylie has also been part of research studies in Canada (Brock University) and in the USA (Maryland University). Her highlight of her career was presenting at the 20th World Functional Medicine Conference at Harvard Medical School in 2016 and at the World Brain injury Conference in 2019.
Kylie writes for various disability magazines in Canada and the USA on the topics of nutrition. This includes the Ontario brain injury magazine (OBIA review), Kids Today, Sports and Spokes, Paraplegic News, New Mobility and Abilities. She has also been a peer review for the publication of the Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment Following Injury: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the Paralyzed Veterans of America.
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