Allied Health Team
Dieticians and Diabetes Educator
Achamma Joseph M.Sc., M.Phil, RD (India), APD and AN (Aus), CDE (Aus)
Achamma is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Credentialed Diabetes Educator. She consults part-time as a Dietitian at HWB, while also working as a Dietitian at Community Health in Kirwan, under Queensland Health.
She was born and educated in India, has worked in many other countries and contributes a cross-cultural approach to health and nutrition.
Achamma has a special interest in mental health, gut health, eating disorders, Indigenous Health, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disorders.
She is also specialised in diabetes, renal, weight management and gastrointestinal disorders.
Madeleine Nowak B Sc. Nutr & Diet, APD AN
Madeleine is a Dietitian at Health & Wellbeing North Ward.
Madeleine is a member of the Dietitans Association of Australia and works mostly with adults and adolescents. She can assist with weight reduction, diabetes, cholesterol lowering, high blood pressure, food sensitivities, healthy lifestyles and sports nutrition. .
Mayumi Ozaki, BA (Japan), BSc(Hons) (UK), Master (Podiatry) (Aus)
Mayumi has been working as a Podiatrist in Townsville since 2002, after working in the UK and in Japan.
In Townsville, she initially worked in private practice, then was employed at the Community Health Services. She saw patients for seven years at the High Risk Foot Clinic and other clinics within the Townsville Hospital.
Since she left Queensland Health, she has been working in private practice again. Currently she sees patients at different GP clinics, including this practice.
Mayumi treats a variety of age groups, from children to the elderly, and deals with general foot-care, as well as bio-mechanical issues. She has a great deal of experience in High Risk Foot management and in Diabetic foot-care education.
Indigenous Health Worker
Regina is new to Health & Wellbeing North Ward but has already added with her professionality and friendliness, to our bag of skills. She says: I am an Indigenous Health Worker, and just recently joined the Health and Wellbeing North Ward team.
I am looking forward to meeting al the Indigenous clients and aid the GPs to make a difference with their health concerns. I will be happy to help, in any way I can, with clients’ needs and co- workers.