Invited speakers
 

KEY NOTE SPEAKER
 
 

Praveen Goday, Pediatric gastroenterologist, Wisconsin Children's hospital, USA

I am a pediatric gastroenterologist with a passion for nutrition. I am a Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
I also serve as the Director of Clinical Nutrition and the Pediatric Feeding Disorders and Enteral Feeding Programs at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, WI.

 

 

 

 

     
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Lisa Dinkler, MSc (Psychology), PhD, Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Lisa is a post-doctoral researcher in psychiatric epidemiology with a strong interest in eating disorders and neurodevelopmental disorders, as well as their comorbidity. Her current research focuses on Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID). In Swedish and Japanese birth cohorts she studies the prevalence and course of ARFID, as well as its comorbidity with neurodevelopmental, psychiatric and somatic disorders. She also works on developing and evaluating screening measures for ARFID. In addition, Lisa conducts research on the association between anorexia nervosa and autism spectrum disorder using longitudinal designs and twin methodology.

     
 

Hilde Krom, Medical doctor and Researcher, The Emma Children’s Hospital / Amsterdam UMC (AUMC), the Netherlands

Hilde Krom is a medical doctor and works as a researcher in the Emma Children’s Hospital / Amsterdam UMC (AUMC) in the Netherlands. Her studies involve tube feeding and the clinical hunger provocation program in young children with feeding problems and disorders. She also works at SeysCentra, which is a national specialized center for children with severe feeding and eating disorders. She has worked at the multidisciplinary feeding clinic from the AUMC as well and performed clinical hunger provocations at the pediatric ward.

     
 

Emily Lively, BSc (Speech Pathology), PhD Candidate, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Emily has worked within paediatric Speech Pathology since 2000. Over the last 18 years she has specialised in infant and paediatric feeding difficulties, working at both hospital and community clinic settings in country South Australia, the United Kingdom and metropolitan Adelaide.

Emily has extensive experience working with non-oral children, children with ASD and developmental delays and complex feeding relationships. She is currently completing a PhD exploring enteral tube feeding dependency and tube weaning - international practices, factors influencing success and parents’ experiences. Emily has published papers on the above topics, provides regular training workshops, has lectured in Paediatric Feeding at Flinders University and the University of Queensland and has presented at a range of national and international conferences.

Emily believes feeding on its own cannot be assessed or addressed without looking at the complex interaction between environment, behaviour, medical, sensory, motor, emotional/relational and developmental skill. 
     
 

Claire A Reilly, Senior paediatric Dietitian, Queensland Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Claire is a senior paediatric dietitian at the Queensland Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia and holds an Adjunct Fellow position at the Child Health Research Centre, University of Queensland. Claire is a member of the Queensland Children’s Hospital interdisciplinary feeding clinic and has published several peer reviewed research papers in the management of temporary tube feeding. 

     
 

Maryanne Syrmis, Advanced Speech Pathologists, Queensland Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Maryanne Syrmis is one of the Advanced Speech Pathologists in Outpatients at the Queensland Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia and holds an Honorary Fellow position at the Child Health Research Centre, University of Queensland. She predominately works in the Queensland Children’s Hospital Interdisciplinary Feeding Clinics and is currently completing postgraduate study in Health Services Management.

     
 

Nadine Frederiksen, Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist, Queensland Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia

Nadine is a Clinical Lead Occupational Therapist at the Queensland Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia and holds an Honorary Fellow position at the Child Health Research Centre, University of Queensland. Nadine specialises in working with children presenting with significant feeding difficulties on the background of complex medical issues. Working within an Interdisciplinary feeding team, Nadine has completed research in the management of temporary tube feeding, including tube weaning practices, with several peer reviewed papers published.