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Catherine Geissler

King's College London

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Catherine Geissler

Catherine Geissler

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’s main 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).

Key Dates

September 19-22, 2019
Online Registration Deadline
September 12, 2019
Abstract Submission Deadline
June 30, 2019
On-site Registration Dates
September 19, 2019


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