Rob Lazzinnaro is a registered dietitian at Copeman Healthcare Centre in Vancouver.
Rob has been practicing as a dietitian since 2011 graduating with a Master of Science in Human Nutrition as well as a Dietetics from McGill University. While working on his master’s thesis he developed an interest in diabetes & obesity research after analyzing the effects of a westernized diet on Cree communities in James Bay, Québec. He went on to work as a diabetes educator, then as the director of nutrition services at the Bariatric Medical Institute, one of Canada’s premier medical weight management centres.
His focus remains in diabetes education and weight management; he has been a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) since 2013 and a Certified Bariatric Educator (CBE) since 2019. His expertise in weight management extends to bariatric surgery care as well as pediatric obesity.