Optimizing Nutrition and Growth in Children with Chronic Disease
Julie Lanigan, Robert Murray
In this 3:47 video, Dr. Julie Lanigan and Dr. Robert Murray discuss the importance of nutrition therapy in children with chronic disease. Click to watch our five other videos from the 6th International Conference on Nutrition & Growth.
Julie Lanigan, PhD, RD
Julie Lanigan is a certified dietitian with more than 20 years of experience in nutrition research. She is dedicated to improving health outcomes in infants and children, which led her to purse a PhD in nutrition from the University College of London, School of Life and Medical Sciences. A key player in the execution of complex large-scale clinical trials investigating effects of nutritional interventions in early life on long-term health. Dr. Lanigan is experienced in working with multi-disciplinary teams in research and development, program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. She plays a key role by working at the interface between clinical practice, research, policy and industry.
Robert Murray, MD
Dr. Robert Murray spent over 20 years in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in the Ohio State University School of Medicine and most recently was the director of the Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition. He also served as the pediatric medical director for Abbott Nutrition from 2003-2006. For 10 years Dr Murray was a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on School Health, serving as chair in the final 4 years. He is a Board member of Action for Healthy Kids as well as of the Children’s Hunger Alliance, and previously served on the Board of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation. Dr Murray is the immediate past-President of the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.