At Danny’s Place, all of our team bring a wealth of experience and expertise in their respective fields. They are all registered with their appropriate governing body and all have police checks for working with children. We all share the same passion – Young people carrying excess weight will all have the oppportunity to be the best, healthiest version of themselves.
Clinical Program Coordinator / Registered Nurse
As a nurse Jane is patient and outcome focused. She loves the energy of young people and is motivated to help them achieve their best. She is experienced in weight management.
Marcela is a dietitian that has an infectious energy and loves to help kids and their families get the best out of their eating. She loves dance and being active when she is not at work.
Kaitlin is passionate about supporting individuals as they cultivate healthful and meaningful lives. In her down time she enjoys being outdoors with nature and spending time with family, friends and animals.
Joady joins Danny’s Place with great passion. As a nurse, Joady’s caring nature shines through. She can relate to kids and parents alike as a mother of 6 herself!
Emily is young and enthusiastic about learning to be on the front desk. She is studying Psychology at University and enjoys being with her family when she is not studying/working.
An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) with an constant desire to help people enjoy moving their body for their physical and emotional well being.
An Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) with a passion for empowering the lives of children, adolescents and young adults with disabilities, chronic health conditions and developmental delays through individually tailored exercise prescription, and healthy lifestyle change.
Co-founder and Director of Danny’s Place, Sanjeev has a major interest in adolescent obesity and has coordinated the longest obesity surgery trial in adolescents in Australia. He cares and educates youth on weight loss surgery and how this can help change their lives.
Dr Suja is a general paediatrician with an interest in all areas of paediatric medicine with over 20 years experience. With an energetic interest in obesity management and endocrinology, Dr Suja is a caring and gentle paediatrician who makes families feel very at ease.
Co-director of Danny’s Place and a senior dietitian with over 10 years’ experience in weight management (lifestyle and surgical), Pennie has extensive research experience in developing and implementing weight management programs, coupled with a passion for e-health apps to enhance patient support.
Nick has over 20 years experience as a dietitian that covers many areas of nutrition. He has extensive experience in weight management, both with surgical and dietary weight loss.