Rosan Meyer, is a state registered paediatric dietitian* who practices in London, United Kingdom. She has specialised in paediatric nutrition and has a particularly interested in food allergies and intolerances, nutritional support, growth faltering, medical/feeding complications and poor feeding. Rosan works in in many paediatric nutrition related fields including:
For referred children (birth-16 years) and their parents
On topics related to paediatric food allergy, growth, feeding difficulties and nutritional support.
Articles on childhood nutrition related topics.
Nutrition companies on infant nutrition and nutritional products.
A BIT ABOUT ROSAN
Rosan completed her degree in Dietetics in South Africa and specialised in paediatric nutrition in the UK. In 2004, she finished her MSc in Paediatric Nutrition and in 2008 her PhD at Imperial College London. She was the principal research dietitian at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children until December 2015, leading a project on the impact of gastrointestinal food allergies on children and their families and after this worked with the allergy team at St. Thomas Hospital as research dietitian until 2018. In addition, she has a busy paediatric dietetic practice specialising in food allergy, feeding difficulties including ARFID, nutritional support and faltering growth. Rosan is trained in the SOS feeding approach and has recently completed her introduction training in CBT. She has also recently completed training to support families with children who would like to follow a plant-based diet.
She has published numerous articles on paediatric nutrition, food allergy, feeding difficulties and is in particular interested in the association between growth, feeding difficulties and food allergy. She has also co-authored the Paediatric Dietetic Pocket Guide, that aims to provide guidance on nutritional management in paediatrics.
She is currently module leader for the Food Hypersensitivity Module that forms part of the MSc in Allergy at Imperial College London, and is honorary senior lecturer in paediatrics at the same university. She is also visiting Professor at KU Leuven, Belgium, on their MSc on Deglutology (swallow disorders). She is the chair of the International Network for Diet and Allergy, Chair of the Allied Health and Primary Care section of EAACI and member of several EAACI task forces on food allergy.
Rosan is fluent in English, German, Afrikaans and has a B1 level French.
Rosan has been seeing paediatric patients privately since 2005. She currently primarily provides video consultations (using Zoom platform which is GDPR compatible), which allows parents to do the consultations from the comfort of their home and if required, the consultation can be recorded. Her private practice has a specialist focus on allergies and intolerances, childhood feeding difficulties including ARFID, neurodevelopmental disorders (ASD, ADHD), vitamin and mineral deficiencies, faltering growth and nutritional support. She sees children from birth up to 16 years of age.
WHAT HAS ROSAN BEEN UP TO
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Natalie is a highly specialist paediatric dietitian working as the Dietetic Lead for Dermatology at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, where she has worked for 14 years.
Natalie has nearly 20 years experience as a dietitian working in a range of fields of paediatric medicine. Natalie is a qualified supplementary prescriber and has a passion for research, audit and outcome measures, regularly publishing and presenting nationally and internationally on her areas of expertise. Natalie’s main areas of expertise include helping infants, children and young adults with gastrointestinal conditions, faltering growth, nutrition support, allergies, dermatological conditions and coeliac disease.
Natalie regularly writes for clinical magazines and has also contributed two chapters to the main paediatric dietetic clinical textbook. Natalie is a full member of the ACBS committee for the Department of Health, helping to decide on the appropriateness and safety of nutritional products available on prescription to the NHS.
Natalie is the Diet Sheet Coordinator for the BDA Food Allergy Specialist Group. Natalie is a mummy of three girls and has coeliac disease, as does one of her daughters; she has a professional and personal dedication to helping others with this condition.
Dr Julie Lanigan RD PhD MBDA
Specialist Paediatric Dietitian
Julie is a paediatric dietitian specialising in childhood weight management. She has a wide range of knowledge and experience in childhood obesity as a practitioner and researcher who has worked for more than 25 years with affected families.
As a Principal Research Fellow at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London, Julie is a key investigator on clinical trials focusing on the influence of nutrition in early life on later health. In 2016, she set up TrimTots Community Interest Company with UCL Business to develop and deliver evidence-based interventions for the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.
Julie is a Chair of the British Dietetic Association’s Paediatric Specialist Group, and a member of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) She is an author on numerous peer reviewed articles and scientific texts.
Julie was awarded The British Dietetic Association’s ‘Roll of Honour’ 2008, 2013, 2015 and 2016 for outstanding commitment to the dietetic profession.