Ella Terblanche (nee Segaran) is a critical care dietitian and currently the Trust Nutrition Lead at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS foundation Trust, London. She is passionate about raising the profile of nutrition for critically ill patients and the role the dietitian plays. She has a substantial research background, and was a core member of the CALORIES trial team as investigator and NEJM co-author.
She has lectured extensively on all aspects of critical care nutrition. Ella is actively involved representing dietitians at the Intensive Care Society and a key member of the State of the Art conference committee. She is also providing the dietetic perspective to the first ever ICS/FICM AHP Professional Development Framework. Ella was a co-founder and chair of the BDA critical care special group for 4 years and in June 2016 was awarded an IBEX award from the BDA for services to critical care dietetics. She has ventured onto social media and can be found on Twitter at @ESegaran.