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Prof Mary Fewtrell
30 Guilford Street
London
London
WC1N 1EH
Tel: 2079052389
Fax: 2078319903
Appointment
  • Professor of Paediatric Nutrition
  • ICH Pop, Policy & Practice Prog
  • UCL GOS Institute of Child Health
  • Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Research Themes
Research Summary

My research spans the key strategic areas of paediatric nutrition, but with a particular focus in specific areas:

1. Nutrition and bone health - nutritional programming of bone health - methodological issues relating to the assessment of bone mass in children - bone health in children with a variety of diseases

2. Body composition and obesity - primary prevention, treatment - methodological aspects of body composition measurement in infants and children

3. Infant nutrition - Human lactation. - design of infant formula, including health impact of specific ingredients such as LCPUFA - Complementary feeding and the duration of exclusive breastfeeding  

4. Infant growth and its association with later health

Academic Background
2000 MD Doctor of Medicine – Paediatrics University of Cambridge
1989 MRCP Member of the Royal College of Physicians – Paediatrics Royal College of Physicians
1988 DCH Diploma of Child Health – Paediatrics and Child Health Royal College of Physicians
1986 MA Master of Arts (Hons) – Medicine University of Cambridge
1986 MB.ChB Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery – Clinical Medicine University of Oxford
1983 BA Hons Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – Medicine University of Cambridge
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