Rob Lazzinnaro is a Registered Dietitian at Copeman Healthcare Centre in Vancouver.
He graduated with a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from McGill University in 2010. 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, and he has been a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) since 2013. His expertise in weight management extends to bariatric surgery care as well as pediatric obesity.
Rob is a fanatic cook, gardener, bread baker, and coffee drinker who aims to practice what he preaches.