Kate Fetterplace is a Senior Dietitian at Royal Melbourne Hospital, with over 10 years clinical experience in Critical Care. She completed a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Monash University in 2005 and is a PhD Candidate at the University of Melbourne. Kate is on the Australian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Council and is the Chair of the Education Committee. In 2017 she was awarded the Harry M. Vars ‘Promising Investigator Award’ at the ASPEN Nutrition Science and Practice Conference for her study titled ‘Targeted Full Energy and Protein Delivery in Critically Ill Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial’. Kate has several publications and abstracts which have been presented nationally and internationally and her main research areas of interest are energy and protein provision, muscle mass and how nutrition can influence functional recovery for acutely ill patients.