Next VegMed: April 20-22, 2018

Michael Krawinkel

Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen

Michael B. Krawinkel, MD

  • born in Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • Undergraduate Training in Medicine and Doctoral Degree (MD) at the university of Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • Postgraduate Training in surgery (1978) and paediatrics (1979/80 and 1983-90) in the universities of Bonn and Kiel, Germany
  • 1981 - 1983 Medical Officer, Primary Health Care Program, Kajo Kaji, Sudan, Southern Region
  • 1991 Habilitation in Pediatrics at the University of Kiel, Germany
  • 1999- Professor of Human Nutrition/International Nutrition & Pediatrics at the University of Giessen, Germany
  • timewise: Advisor to the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development, the German Agency for Technical Cooperation(GTZ), KfW-Development Bank, Germany and ‘German Agro Action’, to WHO and FAO.
  • Teaching Child Health/Paediatrics in the Tropics and International Nutrition with special regard to Childhood Malnutrition and Nutrition Security in German universities (Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Hamburg, Leipzig), University of Vienna and Donau University, Krems, Austria, and Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Research focus on prevention of childhood malnutrition, diet and diabetes mellitus type II, diet and breast cancer, improving complementary feeding of children, long-term parenteral nutrition of children and adolescents;
  • 1999-2010 Chairman, German Association for Tropical Pediatrics
  • 2002-2011 Executive Director, International Society of Tropical Pediatrics
  • 2007- Member Standing Committee, International Pediatric Association; chair nutrition working group Publications: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

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