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WaSt TIG Membership and Governance

The Wasting and Stunting Technical Interest Group (WaSt TIG) was formed to examine this relationship. The group, coordinated by ENN is made up of 42 experts in child growth, nutrition, epidemiology. 

ENN’s main role since the group's formation has been to harness the skills and enthusiasm of the TIG and facilitate a number of influential project workstreams. The backbone of the expert group is the maintenance of a creative, transparent forum to scrutinise and explore the relationship between wasting and stunting, allowing it to serve the nutrition and wider humanitarian and development sectors as a hub for evidence and expert opinion which is free from organisational agendas.

governance note outlines the mechanisms for ways of working.

The current members of the Technical Interest Group on the links between wasting and stunting are as follows: 

Abigail Perry WFP
André Briend Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen & Center for Child Health Research, Tampere University, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Technology
Andrew Mertens University of California, Berkeley
Anne Walsh Power of Nutrition
Bernadette Cichon No Wasted Lives
Carlos Grijalva-Eternod UCL, Institute for Global Health
Carmel Dolan N4D
Caroline Wilkinson ICRC
Cécile Cazes Cheffe de projet scientifique OptiMA-DRC
Christine McDonald University of California, San Francisco
Dominque Robenfroid Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp
Gloria Odei Obeng-Amoako Independent
Heather Stobaugh ACF
Hedwig Deconinck Independent
Jay Berkley Centre for Tropical Medicine & Global Health, University of Oxford & KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
Jeanette Bailey IRC
Jonathan Wells Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, Population Policy and Practice Programme, UCL 
Kay Dewey University of California, Davis
Kenneth Maleta  University of Malawi 
Kevin Phelan ALIMA
Kieran O'Brien The F.I. Proctor Foundation, University of San Francisco
Leisel Talley CDC
Mark Manary College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
Mark Myatt Independent
Marko Kerac London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Martha Mwangome KEMRI/Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Kilifi, Kenya
Michel Garenne Independent
Mija Ververs CDC and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Mutsa Bwakura Zvitambo Institute for Maternal & Child Health Research, University of Zimbabwe
Natasha Lelijveld ENN/LSHTM, UK
Paluku Bahwere Epidemiology, biostatistics and clinical research  Centre, School of public Health, ULB
Patrick Webb USAID/BHA
Robert Black Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Saul Guerrero UNICEF
Sheila Isanaka T.H Chan School of Public Health, Harvard & Research Department, Epicentre, Paris, France
Silke Pietzsch Independent
Sophie Moore Kings College London
Stephanie Richards Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, and Infectious Disease Clinical Research Program, Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, USA 
Susan Thurstons  London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
William Checkley Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Zita Weise-Prinzo WHO
Zulfiqar Bhutta Aga Khan University, and SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Canada


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