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Steven Hertzler, PhD, RD, LD

Senior Research Scientist
Nutrition Science & Innovation
Abbott
Columbus, OH, United States of America

Steve Hertzler is a Sr Scientist for Nutrition Science & Innovation at Abbott. Before joining Abbott in 2007, he was on the academic faculties of Kent State University, The Ohio State University, and Iowa State University for a total of 10 years. He has more than 20 peer-reviewed scientific publications and received his PhD in Human Nutrition from the University of Minnesota in 1995. He is also a registered dietitian with 3 years of clinical experience.
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Courtney Allgeier, MS, RD, LD

Senior Research Scientist
Pediatric Specialty Nutrition
Abbott
Columbus, OH, United States of America
Courtney Allgeier is a Registered Dietitian who has been practicing for 15 years. Courtney earned her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of Kentucky and her Master of Science in Dietetics from The Ohio State University. Prior to coming to Abbott, Courtney worked at Dayton Children’s Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio, as a clinical pediatric dietitian specializing in inborn errors of metabolism and pediatric oncology. Since joining Abbott in 2007, Courtney has been a part of the pediatric research and development team. As a research scientist, she provides global nutrition science support for Abbott’s pediatric specialty products.
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