Billie Jane Hermosura is a registered dietitian and nutrition educator currently based in Ottawa, Ontario. Billie Jane started her career as a dietitian over 10 years ago in Toronto as a clinical dietitian working with weight management and surgical weight loss clients. She established a private practice in 2007 and continues to work with clients across Canada. Billie Jane has taught senior-level university courses in nutrition, including sports nutrition and chronic disease management, and has supervised dietetic interns and graduate-level practicum students.
Billie Jane moved to Ottawa to start her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in health professions education at the University of Ottawa. Billie Jane has a Master of Applied Nutrition degree from the University of Guelph (Ontario) and a Master of Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University (Nova Scotia). She is also currently completing the International Olympic Committee’s prestigious Diploma in Sports Nutrition. She has also taken advanced training in cognitive behavioural therapy and motivational interviewing to enhance her professional practice.
To add to her dietetic skill set, she is a Project Management Professional (PMP) with over 7 years of experience working on healthcare-related projects. She has led several system-wide projects in three health authorities in British Columbia and in the private sector.
HER FITNESS COMMUNITY
Billie Jane relies on her fitness community to keep her motivated, accountable and smiling on a day-to-day basis. Exercise has always been important in her life, and she is an avid long-distance runner and CrossFitter. She has experienced first-hand how nutrition plays a huge role in seeing improvements in her strength and endurance capabilities, and has a passion for helping other active individuals do the same.
When she's in Vancouver, Raincity Athletics is where you'll find her. Raincity Athletics is one of the most supportive places to "find your fit". It offers an accessible range of training, from personalized programs to group classes like CrossFit and barbell club, along with nutrition/wellness services.
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Contact: Billie Jane at Nutrition Intel
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