CURRICULUM VITAE

ACADEMIC DEGREES

Doctoral Candidate (Dr. rer. biol. hum., on-going research)
LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich Medical Faculty,
Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital,
Munich, Germany

Master of Public Health
Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich Medical Faculty,
Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital,
Munich, Germany

Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified Lactation Educator Counselor (CLEC)
University of California San Diego Extension
California, United States

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) Candidate (on-going practicum)
Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut, United States
& Private Practice, Munich, Germany

Nutrition in Emergencies Certificate
Emory University & International Medical Corps (IMC),
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Capacity Works training, sustainable capacity building for international development
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ),
Feldafing, Germany

LEADERSHIP

Co-President of the Trainee Interest Group (TIG) for the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML), 2019-2021

Scientific Commitee Member, ISRHML 20th Biannual Congress in Stockholm, Sweden, 2020