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Catherine Geissler 秘书长

国际营养科学联合会(IUNS)

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Catherine Geissler

国际营养科学联合会(IUNS)秘书长

伦敦大学国王学院人类营养学终身教授

英国营养学会主席

Secretary General of International Union of Nutritional Science (IUNS)

Emerita Professor of Human Nutrition, King’s College London

President of Nutrition Society of the UK 

Catherine Geissler的主要研究方向有公共营养、能量代谢和肥胖以及铁元素的代谢机制。Geissler教授早年求学于苏格兰爱丁堡的牙医方向,后得到法国政府资金支持,在美国加州伯克利大学进行牙齿和营养方向研究并获得了博士学位。她是英国伦敦大学国王学院最早的营养学教授,后来担任营养系主任,同时担任国家高等教育学院健康学科中心主任长达十年时间。她是多个专家委员会的成员,包括英国农业部、世界癌症研究基金会、英国营养学会、美国营养学会;多个国际组织的专家代表,例如世界银行,国际农业研究磋商组织、粮农组织、世界卫生组织和联合国儿童基金会;数十个国家的营养专家顾问,例如斯里兰卡、印度尼西亚、泰国和中国。她发表了论文和专著超过200篇,其中主编的人类营养学教材是世界通用的教材。
Catherine Geissler’smain research interests are in international public health nutrition; energy metabolism and obesity; and iron metabolism.She spent her early life in Edinburgh, Scotland from birth to graduation in Dental Surgery, and gained the PhD in Human Nutrition from Berkeley. She became Head of Department of Nutrition and Dietetics and Head of the Division of Health Sciences, and was Director of the National Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Health Sciences and Practice 2000-2011.
She has served on many professional committees including the Ministry of Agriculture,, the World Cancer Research Fund grants committee, and the British and American Nutrition Societies, and extensively as consultant to international development agencies including the World Bank, CGIAR, FAO, WHO, UNICEF, British Council, in many countries including Iran, Haiti, Mauritius, Sierra Leone, Niger, Benin, Senegal, Ghana, Ethiopia, Yemen, Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia and China.

Professor Geissler has over 200 academic publications including the text book – Geissler & Powers: Human Nutrition (Elsevier 12th edition), the 13th edition is in preparation to be published by Oxford University Press, and with Vaughan, an illustrated volume – The New Oxford Book of Food Plants (Oxford University Press 2nd edition).