Dr Elizabeth Cayanan

JD2A1698%5b2%5dDr Elizabeth Cayanan is a Sydney-based exercise physiologist and nutritionist who specialises in weight loss. She provides tailored advice for exercise prescription and comprehensive nutritional assessment and recommendations. Liz aims to help you achieve long term health for fertility, and will ensure your approach to eating and exercise is sustainable and healthy.

She is experienced in using a range of dietary and exercise interventions and can tailor treatment to suit your personal situation. She works with a range of chronic conditions such as PCOS, obesity related infertility, diabetes, insulin resistance, various sleep disorders (inlcuding obstructive sleep apnea, shift workers, insomnia), various psychiatric illnesses, hypertension and hyperlipidemia.

Liz provides clinical services at Westmead Fertility Centre at Westmead Hospital, the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, CBD Medical Practice and the Integrated Sleep Health Clinic, Martin Place. In addition, she is an associate lecturer at Sydney Nursing School, the University of Sydney, where she teaches human biology. She is also a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Sleep and Circadian Research group at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research supported by NHMRC’s Centre of Research Excellence in Sleep and Circadian Translational Neurobiology aka “Neurosleep”. Her current research is looking into changes brain activity during weight loss and future research development is structured towards translational projects for obesity management in clinical settings.

Liz graduated with first class Honours from her Bachelor of Applied Science in Exercise, Sport Science and Nutrition from the University of Sydney in 2011. She was awarded her Ph.D. in Medicine in 2016 under Professor Ron Grunstein. This was through the University of Sydney and was funded by a prestigious Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship. Her Ph.D thesis was titled “Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Behavioural Obesity Management in Adult Patients” and her extensive clinical experience in obesity management ensures you effective long term weight management solutions.

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