EAROC
European Association for Research on Obesity in Childhood                                                 

Our Team

Kurt Widhalm

Kurt Widhalm

Position EAROC President

About President of the Austrian academic institute for clinical nutrition, Professor (Em.) at the Medical University Vienna, Specialized in Paediatrics, Nutrition and Metabolic diseases Main Research fields: Childhood obesity prevention, Lipoprotein disorders

Inge Lissau

Inge Lissau

Position Vice President

About Senior Research Scientist at Clinical Research Unit, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark and Department of Child Health, Skane University Hospital, Malmø, Sweden Main Research fields: Risk factors of child obesity, epidemiology, social inequality in health, interventions to prevent and manage obesity functions and responsibilities

Carl-Erik Flodmark

Carl-Erik Flodmark

Position Vice President

About Medical Officer at Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare and Associated professor at Lund University, Malmö, Sweden. Main Research fields: Treatment in childhood obesity, Family therapy functions and responsibilities

Luis Moreno

Luis Moreno

Position Board Member

About Full Professor at the University of Zaragoza (Spain), President of the Spanish Nutrition Society Main Research fields: Body composition, eating habits, energy balance related behaviours, prevention

Angelo Pietrobelli

Angelo Pietrobelli

Position Board Member

About Professor of Pediatric and Nutrition at Pediatric Unit of Verona University Medical School, Adjunct Associate Professor at Pennington Biomedical Research Center Baton Rouge LA – USA, Associate Editor International Journal of Obesity, Senior Physician at Pediatric Clinic Main Research fields: Pediatric nutrition and obesity, Prevention and Treatment of childhood obesity, Pediatric Body composition assessment and growth

Sarah Czernin

Sarah Czernin

Scientific Secretary

About MD, Research Assistant at Austrian Academic Institute for Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Master Student Candidate at Medical University Vienna