EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRICS FACULTY


IAN GIVENS

Professor of Food Chain Nutrition and Director of the Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health at the University of Reading UK

Professor Ian Givens has undergraduate and doctoral training in biochemistry and nutrition and is a UK Registered Nutritionist. He is currently Professor of Food Chain Nutrition and Director of the Institute for Food, Nutrition and Health at the University of Reading UK. His research focuses on the consequences of consuming animal-derived foods, including their contribution to nutrient supply and association with chronic disease risk across the key life stages.

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LEANNE GOH

Consultant in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Allergy University College London Hospital, UNITED KINGDOM

Leanne Goh is a consultant in General Paediatrics and Paediatric Allergy at University College London Hospital. She read Medicine at Queen's University of Belfast and was awarded a distinction in her Allergy MSc at Imperial College London.  She is an enthusiastic medical educator and was the Kings College London Allergy Academy education fellow in 2012-2013.  

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KIM FLEISCHER MICHAELSEN

Kim Fleischer Michaelsen, MD. DrMedSci, Professor Emeritus in Paediatric Nutrition at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen. DENMARK

He has established the research group: Paediatric and International Nutrition at the department. The group has projects in Denmark, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda.  The focus of his research include effects of breastfeeding and complementary feeding on growth, development and risks of diseases later in life, both in high and low-income countries. 

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FRANCISCO GIMENEZ-SANCHEZ

Specialist Pediatrician, Hispalense Institute of Pediatrics. President of Balmis Institute of Vaccines, SPAIN

Dr. Francisco Giménez-Sánchez was trained in the School of Medicine of the University of Granada (Spain) as MD finishing in 1989 and obtaining the Doctoral degree by the same university in 1994. He is specialist in Pediatrics (Department of Pediatrics of the University Hospital in Granada).

 

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GARY FINNEGAN

Gary Finnegan is Editor of Vaccines Today and a trustee of the Coalition for Life-Course Immunisation. Ireland

He has served on the advisory board of the WHO Vaccine Safety Net and co-authored a paper on online vaccine communication.  Gary has a degree in physiology, an MSc in science communications and has worked as a health journalist and editor for 15 years. 

 

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MICHAEL FARQUHAR

Consultant in children's sleep medicine,  Evelina London Children's Hospital, UNITED KINGDOM

After completing his undergraduate training at the University of Edinburgh, Dr Michael Farquhar trained in general paediatrics, respiratory medicine and sleep medicine at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children (Glasgow), Nottingham Children's Hospital, The Children's Hospital at Westmead (Sydney), Sydney Children's Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital (London). 

 

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PHILIPPE DE WALS

Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Quebec City, CANADA.

 

Philippe De Wals is Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, in Quebec City, Canada. Professor De Wals gained his Medical Degree and a Doctorate in Public Health in his home country of Belgium, at the Louvain Catholic University. His early academic and professional career combined research and teaching in epidemiology at the School of Public Health at the Louvain Catholic University with the practice of general medicine.

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FLORA B. DE WAARD-VAN DER SPEK

Pediatric Dermatologist, Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland , Rotterdam, THE NETHERLANDS

Flora B. de Waard-van der Spek MD, PhD graduated with honors for the study of Medicine at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. She specialized in Dermatology and Venereology at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Until 2013 she was Staff member at the Department of  Dermatology and Consultant in Pediatric Dermatology, Erasmus Medical University Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

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LIEN DE SOMER

Professor in the department of Pediatric Rheumatology at the University Hospital Leuven, BELGIUM

Lien De Somer studied medicine and pediatrics at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Leuven (Belgium) and obtained an interuniversity degree in pediatric rheumatology at the University of Paris Descartes (France). Afterwards she completed a fellowship in pediatric rheumatology at the Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades in Paris (France) and at the University Hospital Leuven (Belgium). Since 2015 she is a staff member in the University Hospital Leuven at the department of  Pediatric Rheumatology and General Pediatrics.

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SIMON DE LUSIGNAN

Professor of Primary Care and Clinical Informatics, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Director of Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Research and Surveillance Centre (RSC), RCGP, UNITED KINGDOM

Simon is a senior academic GP and Professor of Primary Care and Clinical Informatics, he leads the Clinical Informatics and Health Outcomes research group (www.clininf.eu). 

 

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