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Dr Birdem Amoutzopoulos

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Food and Health:

Research Interests

Birdem is working as dietary assessment and food composition manager at the Medical Research Council-Elsie Widdowson Laboratory (previously known as Human Nutrition Research) in the UK where she provides scientific expertise and advice for the various nutrition studies in the Unit, particularly for the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS), and manages the Dietary Assessment Team. Previously she worked as a researcher during which she has involved in various European Union projects such as EuroFIR (FP6-FOODCT-2005-513944), and carried out dietary intervention studies and developed large nutrition related databases. She holds a PhD in Nutrition and Dietetics, and has developed skills in nutrition surveys, dietary assessment methods and food composition databases.

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