The European Hydration Institute
The European Hydration Institute (EHI) was based in response to the necessity expressed by numerous scientists, nutritionists and well being care professionals, for a one cease store referring to hydration the place: All hydration science and data may come collectively; methods for additional advancing understanding within the space of hydration could possibly be developed and help for efforts designed to make sure individuals throughout Europe are correctly hydrated could possibly be supplied.
The mission of the European Hydration Institute (EHI) is to lift consciousness of the significance of hydration for well being, wellness and efficiency by:
- Offering an authoritative supply of science-based info about hydration which can be utilized for creating methods to additional advance each scientific and shopper understanding of hydration points.
- Elevating consciousness of the significance of correct hydration and guaranteeing that hydration wants are properly understood in order that they are often included in public well being agendas. Particular consideration to fluid wants is required at key occasions similar to throughout being pregnant and while breastfeeding in addition to in populations like kids and the aged. Sustaining correct hydration ranges when taking part in sport is essential and may impression on efficiency.
- The European Hydration Institute works with unbiased scientists, well being and vitamin professionals and different events to develop assets that can be utilized to stimulate the skilled and public understanding essential to encourage applicable hydration in all sectors of the inhabitants.
The EHI is partnering with different organisations and it's eager to have interaction different establishments with an curiosity within the human hydration area.
Please contact Dr. Jane Holdsworth, Director of the EHI, for additional info: [email protected]
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Dr. JANE HOLDSWORTH
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees is a composed of representatives of among the EHI’s companion establishments and organisations. It's charged with steering the course of the EHI and overseeing its operation according to the statutes.
The EHI Board of Trustees includes the next members:
|Chairman:||Prof. Ronald J Maughan|
|Vice-Chairman:||Prof. Lluis Serra Majem|
|Trustees:||Mr. Marcos de Quinto Romero|
Dr. Rhona Applebaum
Mr. Joan Prats Canals
Dr. José Regidor García
Dr. Andrea Poli
|Non-trustee secretary:||Mr. Francisco Mayor(Deloitte)|
|Non-trustee vice-secretary:||Mrs. Patricia Martinez Rodriguez (Deloitte)|
Science Advisory Board
The EHI has appointed a Science Advisory Board (SAB) comprising scientists and well being and vitamin specialists, and is chaired by Prof. Ronald J. Maughan, Professor at Loughborough College, UK, and Chair of the Diet Working Group of the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical Fee.
Science Advisory Board members are appointed as unbiased scientific specialists and key well being and vitamin opinion leaders representing completely different disciplines inside hydration science and public well being and efficiency.
The position of the Science Advisory Board is:
- To supply recommendation and steering to the European Hydration Institute on current and rising science and to consolidate and advance data within the area of hydration and public well being and efficiency in people.
- To actively interact in the Institute’s programme to encourage and improve skilled and public understanding of the significance of hydration to public well being.
- To help methods designed to advertise applicable hydration.
The remit of the Science Advisory Board is:
- To supply scientific recommendation to help the event of the EHI quick, medium and long run programmes.
- To suggest and/or advise on analysis wants and alternatives.
- To evaluation of supplies meant for communication to skilled and public audiences.
- To boost understanding and consciousness of the significance of applicable hydration by conferences and publications.
The SAB meets 2-Three occasions every year.
The Science Advisory Board includes a dynamic panel of specialists, which gives scientific steering and experience to the EHI. Specialists on the Board convey completely different specialities and are available from completely different European international locations, thus enriching the data base obtainable to the EHI.
The next specialists are present members of the Science Advisory Board of the EHI:
Prof. Dr. RONALD J. MAUGHAN
Professor Ron Maughan obtained his BSc (Physiology) and PhD from the College of Aberdeen, and held a lecturing place in Liverpool earlier than returning to Aberdeen the place he was based mostly for nearly 25 years. He's now a Professor of Sport and Train Diet at Loughborough College, England. His analysis pursuits are within the physiology, biochemistry and vitamin of train efficiency, with an curiosity in each the essential science of train and the utilized features that relate to well being and to efficiency in sport. The position of hydration standing in efficiency and in well being has been an essential focus in his analysis. He's Editor of Worldwide Journal of Sport refereed scientific and medical Journals and made greater than 250 convention displays. He was the American Faculty of Sports activities Medication, President’s Lecturer in 1998 and the Gisolfi Lecturer in 2002. Professor Maughan is a Fellow of the American Faculty of Sports activities Medication and a member of many different scientific organisations, together with The Physiological Society, The Biochemical Society, The Diet Society and The Medical Analysis Society. He chaired the Human and Train Physiology group of the Physiological Society for 10 years and was a member of the Council of that organisation. He's secretary of the Sports activities Diet Working Group established by the IOC Medical Fee in 2002.
Prof. CLAUDIO MAFFEIS
Claudio Maffeis acquired his MD diploma in 1985 from the College of Verona the place he publish specialised in Paediatrics (1989) and Gastroenterology (1999). He had some postdoctoral coaching on the Institute of Physiology, College of Lausanne (CH), and on the Division of Paediatrics, Paediatric Gastroenterology and Diet Unit, Tufts College, Boston MA (USA). He labored on the College Hospital of Verona (I) as Assistant Professor from 1989, as Affiliate Professor of Paediatrics from 2004, and because the Head of the Paediatric Diabetes, Medical Diet, and Weight problems Unit and the Regional Centre for Juvenile Diabetes from 2010 to current. Principal analysis pursuits embody: power and nutrient metabolism in kids; aetiology and metabolic penalties of childhood weight problems; paediatric diabetes.He has revealed greater than 100 articles in scientific journals: J Clin Endocrinol Metab, Am J Clin Nutr, J Paediatr, Eur J Clin Nutr, J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, Int J Obes, Weight problems, Acta Paediatr, Eur J Pediatr, and so forth. and over 40 e-book chapters. He has offered lectures in additional than 250 nationwide and worldwide conferences and has acquired Three awards for his analysis. He's a member of a number of scientific societies and has additionally served as advisor in a few of these societies (European Childhood Weight problems Group, Italian Society of Weight problems, Italian Society of Paediatric Diet).
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Dr. MARIA KAPSOKEFALOU
Following a primary diploma in Chemistry, Professor Maria Kapsokefalou acquired a Grasp’s diploma and PhD in Meals Science and Diet at Cornell in 1992. In 2002 she held the Nutricia Analysis Basis Worldwide Coaching Fellowship.
She is at present Assistant Professor in Human Diet, Dept of Meals Science and Know-how, Agricultural College of Athens. Her scientific work focuses on iron vitamin (bioavailability, fortification, pro-oxidant exercise) and on antioxidant properties of pure merchandise. Present pursuits embody shopper notion on dietary points and analysis of nutrient consumption within the inhabitants. Her analysis is supported by nationwide, non-public and EU funding. She is the writer of 26 analysis articles, of 45 convention abstracts, monographs and of assorted skilled articles. She is educating undergraduate and graduate programs in vitamin and is concerned in group based mostly initiatives on highschool scholar schooling. Prof. Kapsokefalou is a member of a number of nationwide and worldwide organizations and committees.
Prof. Dr. LLUÍS SERRA-MAJEM
Professor Dr. Lluís Serra-Majem is a Physician of Medication, Diet and specialist in Preventive Medication and Public Well being. At first of his skilled profession, he labored as a physician-epidemiologist in a number of management positions within the Catalan well being administration after which accomplished a Grasp’s diploma and Doctorate in Diet and Public Well being in Sherbrooke (Canada). In 1988, he took the publish of Professor of Preventive Medication and Public Well being on the School of Medication, College of Barcelona, the place he created and directed the Neighborhood Diet Analysis Centre, College of Barcelona Science Park. Since 1995, he has held the UNESCO Chair for Analysis, Planning and Improvement of Native Well being Techniques and is the Director of the Diet Analysis Group and the Division of Medical Sciences on the Division of Preventive Medication and Public Well being on the College of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In 1989 he based the Spanish Society of Neighborhood Diet and was the Chairman from 2000 to 2006. He's President and Founding father of the NGO Diet with out Borders (2005) and has chaired the Mediterranean Weight-reduction plan Basis since 1996. He's President of the Spanish Academy of Diet and Meals Sciences (2008) and he has written almost 400 scientific articles in medical journals, 60 books on this specialty, greater than 250 chapters and 100 editorials, forewords and introductions. He's a visiting professor at varied European and American Universities, President and Honorary Member of Scientific Societies and Foundations, and has acquired quite a few awards for his profession. He's a acknowledged skilled on vitamin and well being, food plan and prevention of childhood weight problems.
He has been a member of the Spanish Well being and Hydration Observatory (OHS) which is run by ANFABRA (Spanish mushy drink affiliation) since 2006.
Dr. Hans Braun
Hans Braun acquired his first diploma in Sport Science from the German Sport College Cologne in 1996. Directly he completed his second examine in Diet Science on the College in Bonn. Since 1999 he's answerable for dietary recommendation to the Olympic Coaching Centre Rhineland. The centre helps about 600 elite athletes from junior to Olympic stage. An essential facet of his work with athletes is the interpretation of scientific developments and findings from the sphere of sports activities vitamin into day by day coaching routines. In 2006 Hans Braun joined the German Sport College Cologne and the German Analysis Centre of Elite Sport. In addition to educating undergraduate and graduate programs in (sport) vitamin, his scientific curiosity is at present targeted on the analysis of dietary standing and dietary complement use of younger athletes and the evaluation of hydration standing in numerous sports activities. He's writer of 30 publications together with analysis articles, convention abstracts and chapters in monographs. As well as, Hans Braun offers lectures in sports activities vitamin for the German Olympic Sport Affiliation and the German Soccer Affiliation throughout the coaches’ license program. He's additionally Soccer Coach with a UEFA A License.
Prof. Dr. RYSZARD GELLERT
Professor Ryszard Gellert acquired his MD diploma from Warsaw Medical College in 1978, the place he specialised in inside drugs (1986), nephrology (1999), and household drugs (1999), and the place he additionally obtained his PhD diploma (1984). His important areas of scientific and analysis curiosity embody optimum haemodialysis, prevention of uraemia problems, physique composition, glomerulopathies, and epidemiology of renal ailments. Professor Gellert is now Professor of Medication and chairs each the Division of Nephrology on the Medical Centre for Postgraduate Medication and the IV Medical Ward of Inner Medication on the Bielański Hospital in Warsaw, Poland.Professor Gellert has revealed a number of scientific works in prestigious journals similar to The Lancet, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, Journal of Sexual Medication, American Journal of kidney ailments, Nephron and American Journal of Physiology. He has been Vice-Head of the Division of Inner Medication and Nephrology on the Medical College of Warsaw and Director of the European Renal Affiliation – European Dialysis and Transplant Affiliation Registry in London, UK (1996-1998). He's a member of the Worldwide Society of Nephrology, the European Renal Affiliation, the American Society of Nephrology, and lots of different scientific organizations.
Former members of the Science Advisory Board have included:
Dr. Andrea Poli (Italy), Scientific Director of the Diet Basis of Italy, because the EHI was based in 2010 till November 2011. Dr. Poli is at present member of the EHI Board of Trustees.
Dr. Susan Shirrefs (UK), from Loughborough College (UK), because the EHI was based in 2010 till Could 2012.
The EHI needs to thank them for his or her participation and to acknowledge their contribution and help.
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Companions and Collaborators
Hydration performs a vital position in well being, wellness and efficiency and is subsequently of curiosity to many various teams and organisations.
The EHI is supported by trustees, companions and collaborators who share a mutual want to higher perceive hydration science and the best way ample hydration impacts well being, wellness and efficiency.
Partnership or collaboration with the EHI presents an amazing alternative to share frequent pursuits and allows participation in joint actions. Partnerships could also be undertaken in a quantity methods and companions could also be absolutely represented on the board of trustees, could merely help the ethos of the EHI by agreeing to advertise its work or could collaborate with the EHI to undertake a particular mission or exercise.
Founding companions embody the next: