Clara Birnie

Clara is a Registered Dietitian who started working with the Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba in 2012 in a contract position. She began her position as a Program Dietitian in 2014. Clara graduated with distinction from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Science in Human Nutritional Sciences. She went on to complete a dietetic internship with Manitoba Partnership Dietetic Education Program.

Clara values evidence-based nutrition information and has a strong interest in research. She is a member of the College of Dietitians of Manitoba and Dietitians of Canada.

Clara is passionate about fostering healthy habits in both individuals and communities. Before working with the Council, Clara had a nutritional consulting practice out of Corydon Physiotherapy Clinic, she also worked in the areas of pre- and post-natal nutrition with Healthy Start for Mom and Me, and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority in public health.

When she isn’t working, Clara loves spending time with her husband and son, travelling, exploring the city, playing in the garden, or creating meals and sharing laughs in the kitchen!