Research and the State of Child Nutrition
|Date:||17 April 2023|
At the Abbott Nutrition Research Conference in 2022, Robert Murray, MD, discusses factors associated with optimal growth in children and the triple burden of malnutrition.
Bob Murray, MD
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH, USA
Dr. Robert Murray has been a leader in the ANHI-sponsored Growth Ambassador Program for several years. He has helped lead discussions around the importance of identifying, assessing and treating children at risk of growth faltering with optimal nutrition for catch-up growth during our annual Growth Summits. You can watch his presentations: Working as a Team to Solve Pediatric Growth Challenges and Leaving as a Growth Ambassador on GrowthLeadershipNetwork.com (password: GrowthLeaders) or on ANHI.org.
Dr. Murray spent more than 20 years in the field of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition in The Ohio State University School of Medicine. He served as the Pediatric Nutrition Medical Director for Abbott from 2003-2006. For ten years, Dr. Murray was a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on School Health, serving as chair in the final four years. He is a board member of Action for Healthy Kids as well as a board member of the Children’s Hunger Alliance, and previously served on the Board of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation. Dr. Murray is a past-President of the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.