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Company Name
Nestlé Nutrition
Job Title
Associate Director, Nutrition Research
Speaker Bio
Erin Quann, PhD, RD, LDN, is the Associate Director of Nutrition Research for Gerber Products Company. She leads the activation of the Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS) in the U.S. in support of laying the foundation for healthful diets early in life. This includes gaining a better understanding of the diets and lifestyle habits of infants and young children to help optimize nutrition guidance and related products, communications and services available to parents. Previously Dr. Quann worked for the National Dairy Council holding roles in Nutrition Research, Regulatory and Scientific Affairs, as well as Nutrition Marketing and Affairs. She led their NHANES research program, as well as helped to develop and drive the nutrition strategy for the dairy and broader food and restaurant industries. She also worked for the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, the University of Connecticut Human Performance Laboratory, and the Hawley Armory Fitness and Wellness Center. She is a University of Connecticut alum where she received Masters and PhD degrees in exercise science with a concentration in nutrition. She is actively involved in the American Society for Nutrition and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and recently served on the Board of Trustees for the American College of Sports Medicine.
Erin Quann