Catherine Geissler

Catherine Geissler is Professor Emerita, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King’s College London, President of The Nutrition Society, UK (2013-2016) and Secretary General of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (2013-2017). She graduated from Edinburgh University and obtained her PhD in Human Nutrition from the University of California, Berkeley. Her main research interests have been […]

Anna Lartey

Anna Lartey, Professor of Nutrition, is currently Director of Nutrition at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations in Rome. She is also the International Development Research Center Research Chair in Nutrition for Health and Socio-economic development in sub-Saharan Africa. Her research areas include maternal and child nutrition, in particular the WHO […]

Helmut Heseker

Helmut Heseker, PhD, IUNS council member and treasurer since 1997. Professor for human nutrition at University Paderborn, Germany. His main research interests are nutritional epidemiology, nutrition and health through the life circle, nutrition and health education. From 2010 to 2016 he is president of the German Nutrition Society (DGE).

Paul Amuna

Paul Amuna, MB ChB (MD); M.Med Sci; RNutr; FRSM is a medical doctor by training, a consultant in international nutrition and public health and Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. He has over two decades of pedagogical experience and has been involved in training and capacity building in four United Kingdom (UK) Universities and […]

Ignatius Onimawo

Professor Ignatius Onimawo has a PhD in human nutrition specializing in nutritional biochemistry with special interest in human energy balance from the University of Ibadan. His research interests include public health nutrition, human energy metabolism, development of new foods, non-communicable diseases and glycaemic indices of traditional foods. He was the Director of Academic planning, at […]

Joyce Kinabo

Joyce Kinabo is a Professor of Human Nutrition in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania. Joyce’s undergraduate degree is a BSc Agriculture with a major in Food Science and Technology from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and MSc in Food Science from Leeds […]

Grace Marquis

Grace S. Marquis is Associate Professor and Canadian Research Chair in Social and Environmental Aspects of Nutrition. Her research career began 30 years ago at the Nutrition Research Institute in Lima, Peru. She received her doctorate in international nutrition from Cornell University in 1996 and taught for 10 years in the USA before joining the […]

Sharon M. Donovan

Director, Illinois Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  Sharon received her PhD in Nutrition from U.C. Davis and completed a post-doc in pediatric endocrinology at Stanford University. She has been on the faculty at the University of Illinois, Urbana since 1991. She is active in the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) and was […]

Rev. Tom Ndanu

Tom Akuetteh Ndanu is a Research Fellow at the University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has been involved in research since 1991, working with the Department of Nutrition and Food Science and later with the Department of Medicine of the Medical School of the University of Ghana, conducting research into non-communicable diseases. […]

Dr Francis Zotor

Dr Francis Zotor has a doctoral training in public health nutrition and is a registered public health nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition, UK and Ireland. He is a recognized leader in nutrition across Africa and has been instrumental in driving and promoting the establishment of a strong nutrition profession on the continent through training […]