Dr. Daniel Sellen
University of Toronto
Dr. Sellen is the director of the Joannah & Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition at the University of Toronto. He is also a professor in the Departments of Anthropology and Nutritional Sciences, and in the Dalla School of Public Health. Professor Sellen is interested in impact pathway analysis of innovations to improve infant, child, maternal and household nutrition security globally. Additionally, he looks to identify best approaches to protect, promote and support of healthiest breastfeeding, complementary feeding, diet diversity and gender-based practices to address maternal and child needs. Randomized trials of community-based mHealth and integrated nutrition-sensitive and nutrition-specific interventions as well as contemporary health implications of the evolution of human ecology and nutritional needs and adaptations are another area of Dr. Sellen’s expertise.