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About the webinar:
In this webinar with Professor Peter Davies, you’ll explore key aspects of contemporary infant feeding. Peter will cover up-to-date data on breastfeeding rates in Australia, touch on the reasons why women stop breastfeeding and explore new developments in the evidence behind human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs). The link between high protein intakes in early life and obesity in adulthood will also be discussed.
About the speaker:
Peter SW Davies is an Honorary Professor of Childhood Nutrition in the Children’s Health Research Centre within the University of Queensland (UQ). He has previously held the positions of Deputy Head and Director of Research in the School of Medicine at UQ, as well as being Director of the Children’s Nutrition Research Centre at UQ
In his academic role he has published over 500 articles and papers, including 27 book chapters and over 300 peer review manuscripts in the field of nutrition, growth, energy metabolism and body composition in both health and disease.
He is a past member of the NHMRC Dietary Guidelines Working Committee and the NHMRC Infant Feeding Committee Group. He was made a Fellow of the Nutrition Society of Australia in 2015.
Since early 2018 Professor Davies has worked as an independent consultant and advisor to the food, pharmaceutical and related industries both within Australia and overseas.