Section Editors

Section Board for 'Nutrition in Women' (24)

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Dr. Sadia Afrin
Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Interests: Cancer; Tumor; Clinical Nutrition; Women's Health
Dr. M. Victoria Arija Val
Nutrition and Public Health Unit, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain
Interests: pregnancy; iron; nutrition; epidemiology
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Prof. Dr. José Luis Bartha
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Universitario La Paz, 28046 Madrid, Spain
Interests: Maternal and Fetal medicine; maternal nutrition; maternal diabetes; maternal obesity
Dr. Cristiana Berti
Paediatric Intermediate Care Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
Interests: Feeding practices; eating behaviour; infants; pregnant women; micronutrients; traditional foods
Dr. LaVerne L. Brown
Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892-7517, USA
Interests: Phytochemicals; Biomarkers; Bone health; Vitamin D; Stress and physiologic resilience; Women’s health; Aging
Dr. Tim Green
Discipline of Paediatrics and Reproductive Health, School of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Interests: micronutrients in pre-pregnancy, pregnancy; lactation; early life
Dr. Cheryce Harrison
Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, School of Public Health and Preventative Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne 3004, Australia
Interests: obesity prevention; women’s health; pregnancy; physical activity; lifestyle change; implementation
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Prof. Dr. Megumi Haruna
Department of Midwifery and Women’s Health, Division of Health Sciences & Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan
Interests: pregnancy; maternal and infant health; women’s health; lifestyle intervention; childbirth; breastfeeding
Prof. Dr. Eef Hogervorst
Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3TU, UK
Interests: early diagnoses and modifiable risk and protective factors (e.g., hormones, exercise and nutrition) for dementia and age-related cognitive decline; development and validation of cognitive tests and computerized diagnostic systems
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Prof. Dr. Shannon L. Kelleher
Department of Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences, University of Massachusetts Lowell, 883 Broadway, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
Interests: Role of diet; genetics; environmental factors on maternal and infant health; mammary gland development; gastrointestinal development; impact on host-microbiome interactions
Prof. Dr. Donna Kritz - Silverstein
Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Interests: Epidemiology; Public Health; Women's health; diabetes; cardiovascular disease; bone density; cholesterol; cognitive function; dental (oral) health
Prof. Dr. Annunziata Lapolla
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Padua, via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padua, Italy
Interests: diabetes; obesity; gestational diabetes; diabetes in pregnancy; obesity in pregnancy
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Dr. Ekaterina Maslova
1. ICON Clinical Research, 80 Wood Lane, White City, W12 0BZ London, United Kingdom
2. Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Campus, The Reynolds Building, St Dunstan's Road, London W6 8RP, United Kingdom
Interests: pregnancy nutrition; lifecourse epidemiology; metabolic disease; gestational diabetes mellitus; child obesity; sex differences
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Prof. Dr. Jose M. Moran
Metabolic Bone Diseases Research Group, University of Extremadura, 10003 Cáceres, Spain
Interests: genetics of bone density; nutrition and women bone health; polyunsaturated fatty acid intake and women bone health
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Prof. Dr. Jamileh Movassat
Biology and Pathology of the Endocrine Pancreas, Université de Paris, BFA, UMR 8251, CNRS, F-75013 Paris, France
Interests: diabetes; metabolic diseases; islets, beta cells; inflammation; fetal programming; maternal programming; paternal programming; DOHaD; Animal models; experimental studies; cell culture
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Dr. Siobhain M. O'Mahony
1. APC Microbiome Ireland, Biosciences Institute, University College Cork, T12 YT20 Cork, Ireland
2. Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, University College Cork, T12 YT20 Cork, Ireland
Interests: brain-gut-microbiota axis; maternal health; Stress; Visceral pain
Dr. Amanda Patterson
School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine, and Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW 2308, Australia
Interests: diet quality; young women; iron deficiency; mental health; cognitive function
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Prof. Dr. Nancy King Reame
School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Interests: menopause; FSH; estrogen; reproductive neuroendocrinology; vasomotor symptoms; women's health; black cohosh; clinical studies
Dr. Leanne M. Redman
Section Editor-in-Chief
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Interests: obesity; calorie restriction; dietary interventions; overfeeding; pregnancy; gestational diabetes; breast feeding; infant formula
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Prof. Dr. Regine P.M. Steegers-Theunissen
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: periconception; pregnancy; folic acid; Vitamin B12; homocysteine; eHealth
Dr. Amie Steel
Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, NSW 2007, Australia
Interests: women’s health; pregnancy; fertility; preconception health; complementary medicine
Prof. Dr. Didier Vieau
INSERM UMR-S1172, Alzheimer and Tauopathies, Labex DISTALZ, Lille University, Lille, France
Interests: perinatal programming of chronic adult diseases in the offspring; neuroendocrinology; maternal malnutrition; diabetes; obesity; HPA axis; tauopathies; Alzheimer disease; insulin resistance
Dr. Molly Waring
Department of Allied Health Sciences, University of Connecticut, 358 Mansfield Road, Unit 1101, Storrs, CT 06269-1101, USA
Interests: pregnancy; post-partum; parents; social media; misinformation; lifestyle interventions; epidemiology; survey methods; qualitative methods
Dr. Ling Yang
Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
Interests: epidemiology; cancer; women health; cohort study; obesity
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