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Medical and Scientific Affairs Team - About Us

The Medical and Scientific Affairs Team at Nutricia inspires change through science and partnerships, with the purpose of the team being to ensure:

  • The scientific credibility behind our products
  • Information provided to healthcare professionals and parents is reliable and accurate
  • The latest nutritional and scientific research is incorporated in the innovation of our products

The team is composed of:


Registered Dietitians, with experience including both clinical dietetics and experience in industry. 

Registered Nutritionists including academic qualifications in Clinical & Public Health Nutrition, and Allergy and Immunology.

Scientists with backgrounds in Food Sciences, Pharmacology and Biomedical Sciences.

Expert contributors

Dr Sarah Jarvis

Dr Sarah Jarvis, is a qualified GP and an active medical writer and broadcaster, with a lifelong interest in women’s health.

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Dr Bernd Stahl

Dr Bernd Stahl is an expert in breastfeeding and breast milk, and is currently the Director of Human Milk Research & Analytical Science at Danone Nutricia Research. For over 25 years, he has contributed significantly to the understanding of the benefits of breast milk and its impact on early life. 

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Dr Dawn Harper

Dr Dawn Harper is a registered NHS GP, television presenter and author. Her main areas of focus are women’s health, fertility and obesity. She is regularly featured on television and radio shows as a medical expert, commenting on topical health stories, and writes for several magazines as well as writing her own medical books.

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Dr Thomas Ludwig

Dr Thomas Ludwig is an expert in regurgitation, infant colic and constipation. He has worked for Danone Nutricia Research since 2009, and has also published over 50 scientific articles, reviews and book chapters.

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