Dr Renata Micha is Associate Professor in Human Nutrition at the University of Thessaly in Greece, and Adjunct Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Polity, at Tufts University in the US. She is also the Chair of the Independent Expert Group for the Global Nutrition Report.
Dr Micha is a registered dietician, public health nutritionist and epidemiologist, whose research focuses on the effects of diet on health and evaluating and implementing nutrition policies and strategies. She is Senior Investigator for the Global Dietary Database, which aims to characterise dietary intakes and corresponding impacts on health globally. Dr Micha has been instrumental in establishing and coordinating the Food Policy Review and Intervention Cost-Effectiveness initiative and the Food Compass, a novel nutrient profiling system. Dr Micha holds a degree in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, a PhD in Public Health Nutrition, and postdoctoral fellowship with the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard University.