North America

Linda S. Adair (United States)
Professor, Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, Fellow, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill;
Honorary Professor
University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Ellen Demerath (United States)
Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health

Phyllis Eveleth (United States)
Honorary Member 

Francis E. Johnston (United States)
Honorary Member
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

Michelle Lampl (United States) (United States)
Professor of Anthropology;
Director, Center for the Study of Human Health;
co-Director, Predictive Health Institute, Emory University

Lawrence Schell (United States)
Professor of Anthropology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics;
Director of the Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities
University at Albany, State University of New York

Babette Zemel (United States)
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine;
Director of the Nutrition and Growth Laboratory, Associate Program Director of the Clinical and Translational Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

South America

Virginia Fano (Argentina)
Jefa del Servicio de Crecimiento y Desarrollo;
Hospital de Pediatría Garrahan

Horacio Lejarraga (Argentina)
Past Secretary General
Honorary Professor
Department of Pediatrics, University of Buenos Aires
President of Subcommittee of Children’s Rights and
SAP Representative at Economic and Social Council, (ECOSOC), United Nations
Sociedad Argentina de Pediatría (Argentine Society of Pediatrics) (SAP)

Mercedes López de Blanco (Venezuela)
Vice President of the "Fundación Bengoa para la Alimentación y Nutrición";
Member of the Venezuelan Academy of Medicine and Honorary Member of the Venezuelan Academy of Paediatrics;
Coordinator of the  Venezuelan National Consensus of the "First 1000 Days of Life"



Lodovico Benso (Italy)
Professor of Auxology (retired)
Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Turin

Noël Cameron (United Kingdom)
Secretary General
Professor of Human Biology, Loughborough University  

Tim Cole (United Kingdom)
Professor of Medical Statistics, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, University College London

Theo Gasser (Switzerland)

Giulio Gilli (Italy)
Past Secretary General

Will Johnson (United Kingdom)
Lecturer in Human Biology and Epidemiology
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University 

Mathieu Roelants (Belgium)
Research Fellow
Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Leuven


Taro Yamauchi (Japan)
Professor of Human Ecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Hokkaido
Professor and Project Leader, Research Institute for Humanity and

Past Members

Silvano Milani (With sadness we announce the recent death of Silvano Milani. Our thoughts are with his family at this time.)  

Ivan Nicoletti (With sadness we announce the recent death of Ivan Nicoletti. Our thoughts are with his family at this time.)