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Rebecca McKenzie

Last updated: 24 August 2020

Rebecca McKenzie BSc, MSc, RD is a Senior Specialist Dietician in Allergy at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Rebecca has a BSc in Physics and Engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder; a PhD in Dietetics from Glasgow Caledonian University; and an MSc in Allergy from the University of Southampton. While obtaining her BSc she was awarded two student placements at NASA. Upon graduation she went to work in the technology sector. Her role as Senior Engineer at Hewlett Packard brought her to the UK, where she became interested in food allergy. After qualifying as a Registered Dietitian (RD), Rebecca worked in several leading NHS hospitals in London and is currently Senior Specialist Dietician at UCLH, where she holds clinics in the adult allergy service. Rebecca is a member of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI), the British Dietetic Association (BDA) and its Food Allergy and Intolerance Specialist Group (FAISG), and the International Network for Diet and Nutrition in Allergy (INDANA).

Rebecca joined the ACNFP in September 2016.

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Specialist Adult Allergy Dietitian Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, St Mary's Hospital Employee) (2017-present)

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Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust Foundation (Employee) (2016)