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Michael Crawford, PhD, CBiol, FIBiol, FRCPath


Director, Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition - London Metropolitan University
Michael was the Director of the Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition at the London Metropolitan University from 1990 to 2010. Now, he is the Professor and Director of the Institute of Brain Chemistry and Human Nutrition in the Reproductive Biology of the Department of Medicine at...
Connie Diekman

Connie Diekman, M.Ed, RD, LD, FADA


Dir. of University Nutrition - Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
Connie earned her master’s degree in education/counseling from the University of Missouri-St. Louis and a bachelor’s degree in food and nutrition from Fontbonne College in Saint Louis. She is a former president of the American Dietetic Association, and served as a delegate from the state of...
Curtis Ellison

Curtis Ellison, MD


Professor of Medicine and Public Health - Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Curt is best known for his research on ‘The French Paradox,’ which examines the fact that the French have a high-fat diet and other risk factors, yet have very low rates of coronary heart disease. Research suggests that this may be due to consumption of wine, an important factor in the...
Marta Garaulet Aza

Marta Garaulet Aza, PhD

Professor of Physiology and Nutrition, Department of Physiology, University of Murcia; Visiting Professor at Harvard Medical School; Visiting Professor at Tufts University
Murcia, Spain and Boston, MA
Dr. Garaulet Aza is a Professor of Physiology and Nutrition in the Department of Physiology at the University of Murcia, Spain, where she is the director of the Obesity Research group. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from Harvard University and is currently a visiting professor in the...
Miguel Angel Martinez Gonzalez

Miguel Ángel Martinez-Gonzalez, MPH, PhD, MD

Chair, Department of Public Health - University of Navarra
Navarra, Spain
Dr. Martinez-Gonzalez is a physician, epidemiologist, nutrition researcher, and professor. He is a co-author of the landmark clinical trial known as the PREDIMED study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine in February 2013. The study’s findings indicate that adhering to a Mediterranean...
Kathy McManus

Kathy McManus, MS, RD, LDN


Director, Department of Nutrition; Director, Dietetic Internship - Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Kathy graduated with a BS from Simmons College and earned an MS in nutrition from Framingham State College. She serves as the Director of the Department of Nutrition as well as the Director of the Nutrition and Behavior Modification Programs for the Program for Weight Management at Brigham and Women...
Dariush Mozafarrian

Dariush Mozaffarian, MD, DrPH


Harvard Medical School - Assistant Professor of Medicine; Associate Physician - Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
Dariush earned many degrees from schools all over the country, including a BS in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, an MD from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, an MPH from the University of Washington School of Public Health, and a DrPH in Epidemiology from the Harvard...
Jane Pearson

Jane K. Pearson, MD

Program Director, Preventive Cardiology and Medical Director, Cardiac Rehabilitiation
Dean Health Systems and St Mary's Medical Center, Madison, WI
Jane is the Program Director of Preventive Cardiology and the Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Dean Health Systems and St. Mary’s Medical Center in Madison, Wisconsin. She began her tenure at Dean Clinic in 1993 after completing her medical training at the Medical College of Wisconsin...
Nikos Scarmeas

Nikos Scarmeas, MD, MSc

Associate Professor of Neurology - Columbia University Medical Center
New York City, New York
Nikos was born and raised in Athens, Greece. He earned an MD from the University of Athens before moving to the U.S. for neurology and residency training and then a clinical fellowship in aging and dementia at Columbia University Medical Center. He also completed a Masters degree is biostatistics...