Rocco Di Vincenzo
...About Rocco Di Vincenzo
...Name: Rocco Di Vincenzo
...Rocco Di Vincenzo
is part of the Priority One Personal Wellness team and his
qualifications speak for themselves! He is our Consultant Dietition, a role he also holds with other similar organisations, and we are proud to be able to offer Rocco's services to you.Mr. Rocco Di Vincenzo is a Consultant Dietitian, (APD), BSc MND PGrad Dip App Sci (Swinburne University), Member DAA CMA ACNEM AIMA AAOH IFM (Accredited Practising Dietitian - APD).He
works privately in a variety of clinics around metropolitan Melbourne.Rocco has worked as a Community Senior Dietitian for over a decade and until recently as the Swinburne University Hospital Chief Dietitian. Rocco has completed a Bachelor of Science (Monash University), a Masters in Human Nutrition and Dietetics (Deakin University) and most recently a Postgraduate Diploma in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine at Swinburne University's Graduate School of Integrative Medicine (GSIM).Rocco
has had a keen interest in the area of Functional Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (FNEM) for many years and is now formally trained in the area. Rocco
is also currently undertaking a PhD looking at crucial nutritional and lifestyle factors that are likely to be contributing to the increasing incidence of Type II Diabetes within the Vietnamese community in Melbourne.
Due to the recent closure of the Graduate School of Integrative Medicine (GSIM) at Swinburne University, Rocco
has had no choice but to take 12 months leave of absence until a new department and supervisor is assigned to his
research is scheduled to recommence in March 2007.Rocco
has a particular interest in individually tailored, patient-centred nutrition intervention programs and the justifiable, evidence-based, strategic use of pharmaceutical grade natural nutritional supplements (as a treatment adjunct) in treating the cause of disease and alleviation of patient symptomatology. Rocco
has a special interest in how food and nutrition (including nutritional supplementation) is an absolutely crucial and pivotal adjunct in the treatment of
has lectured at Swinburne Graduate School of Integrative Medicine
and is currently lecturing at the Australian College of Natural Medicine
. As a result of his past employment as a community Dietitian, Rocco is a strong advocate of community development and health promotion principles, recognising that failure to invest in social infrastructure to help build healthy communities significantly encourages disease development and progression.
Because of his
regularly appears on radio, lectures to health professionals, and the public on a wide variety of topics involving nutrition and frequently writes articles for both scientific journals and health-oriented magazines. Rocco
has also recently completed a chapter in a book exploring the use of natural therapies in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus to be published late in 2006. Rocco
has also established the first Dietitians in Integrative Nutritional Medicine Interest Group for Accredited Practising Dietitians
in Australia.This group seeks to support, guide and upskill interested Dietitions in this emerging area of medicine and provide them with a supportive base from which they can confidently develop skills and expertise in this area. Rocco
also provides consultations in Italian.