Dr Jonathan Siekmann

Dr. Siekmann is a Senior Technical Advisor to the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and Secretariat of the Home Fortification Technical Advisory Group (HF-TAG), working in the area of maternal, infant and young child nutrition. Before joining GAIN in 2009, Dr. Siekmann worked as a Technical Officer in WHO’s Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, managing the WHO Database on Body Mass Index, and was an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Officer with the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

He was also an associate researcher in the Department of Applied Nutrition at Tokushima University School of Medicine in Tokushima, Japan. Dr. Siekmann’s main interests are in the areas of infant and young child nutrition, micronutrients, food-based strategies for micronutrient deficiencies, and nutrition education.