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ARPITHA CHIRUVOLU MD, FAAP

Neonatologist, Core Faculty
Baylor Scott & White University Medical Center at Dallas, Texas
Medical Director, NICU
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney, Texas
Clinical Associate Professor, Texas A&M College of Medicine

Dr Arpitha Chiruvolu MD, FAAP, is a Neonatologist with over 15 years’ experience, currently practicing at Baylor Scott & White University Medical Center at Dallas, Texas. She is the Medical Director of Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney, Texas and also serves as Clinical Associate Professor at Texas A&M College of Medicine. Dr Chiruvolu received numerous teaching and service awards including Physician of the Year 2018-19 award from Baylor Scott & White Health and was nominated for Dallas Fort Worth Hospital Council Employee (Physician) of the Year Award 2019. Dr Chiruvolu performs clinical research focusing on newborn resuscitation, preterm sepsis, antibiotic stewardship, and quality improvement. She presented her research at multiple national and international conferences and has authored over 25 peer-reviewed articles published in top-tier journals.

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ADAM BAKER, PHD

Director of Science, Human Health
Chr. Hansen Human Health
Hørsholm, Denmark

Dr Baker leads the Human Health and Microbiome Research and Development team who are responsible for the research of current and next-generation probiotics, and the development of technical in vitro and in vivo discovery platforms for mode of action research.

Prior to Chr. Hansen, he worked as the VP of Diagnostic Product Development at Exiqon A/S in Denmark for 5 years and the Head of New Technologies in deCODE Genetics in Iceland. Both roles focused on the development of new insights and therapeutics to support the clinical treatment of complex diseases. In addition, Dr Baker has held positions in Vancouver, Canada and Boehringer Ingelheim in Vienna Austria.

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KARYN WULF MD, MPH

Medical Director, Pediatrics
Abbott Nutrition Products Division
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Dr Karyn Wulf joined Abbott Nutrition as Pediatric Medical Director in 2018 after working clinically for 16 years as a general pediatrician in emergency medicine. She maintains her clinical activities on a part-time basis. She attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine with a dual degree in Medicine and Public Health in 1999. She completed her internship and residency in general pediatrics at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2002. During her clinical practice, Dr Wulf was actively involved in medical education and taught medical students, residents and faculty and held faculty appointments at Baylor College of Medicine (2007-2009) and The Ohio State University School of Medicine (2009-2018). Her research interests include pediatric malnutrition screening and mentoring best practices for women in medicine and science.

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