Hilton Hotel, Panama

Address: Balboa Avenida &, C. Aquilino de la Guardia, Panama City, Panama

Welcome to PANAMA

Panama’s capital and largest city, Panama City has plenty to shout about. As the national and provincial capital, it’s also the most modern city in Central America. To give you an idea of its modernity, it’s unofficially dubbed ‘the Dubai of Latin America’ You’ll find high-end resorts, shopping malls, and glitzy skyscrapers lining every meter of the city.

REGISTRATION FEES

Early Bird closes – closes 31 August 2022    |    Regular fee – starts 01 September 2022


  • Please see the full list of developing countries Click Here
  • Categories are based on country of residence (not nationality)

Morning session (Times to be advised)    |    Afternoon session (Times to be advised)

1 Workshop - Members $55,00
1 Workshop - Non-Members $75,00
1 Workshop - Developing Countries $30,00
1 Workshop - Trainee $30,00

Access to the workshops includes 2 x Tea / Coffee breaks, no lunch included

ISRHML members (early registration) $990,00
ISRHML members (regular registration) $1188,00
Non-members (early registration) $1240,00
Non-members (regular registration) $1485,00
Developing Countries (early registration) $695,00
Developing Countries (regular registration) $840,00
Trainee (early registration) $695,00
Trainee (regular registration) $840,00

Terms and Conditions

  1. Access to the workshops includes 2 x Tea / Coffee breaks, no lunch included
  2. Access to all Congress sessions: includes 2 x Tea / Coffee breaks
  3. Access to the exhibition area
  4. Lunch included on conference days only
  5. Opening Ceremony
  6. Welcome Reception

Refund of Registration Fees will be made as follows:

  1. Up to 90 days prior to arrival-full refund less bank charges,
  2. Up to 60 days prior to arrival-cancellation charge of $50,
  3. Less than 60 days prior to arrival-no refund
  4. Cancellations or changes must be received in writing to Paragon Conventions:  secretariat@isrhml-conference.org
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EXECUTIVE & SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Daniel Sellen
PRESIDENT

Dan trained in zoology & biological anthropology (MA, University of Oxford), anthropology (MA, University of Michigan), theoretical ecology & international nutrition (PhD, University of California, Davis) & evolutionary demography (Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellow, University College London,). Daniel Sellen currently directs The Joannah and Brian Lawson Centre for Child Nutrition as Distinguished Professor of Anthropology & Global Health in the Faculty of Arts & Science, Professor of Nutritional Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine, & Professor of Social & Behavioral Health Sciences in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.

Carol Wagner
PRESIDENT ELECT

Carol is an attending neonatologist and tenured Professor of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has been a member of the International Society for Research in Human Milk and Lactation (ISRHML) since 1995 and was the conference organizer for the ISRHML conference on Kiawah Island, South Carolina held in 2014. She also is an inaugural Fellow in the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, a member of AAP’s Breastfeeding and Perinatal sections, and has been elected to the Society of Pediatric Research, the American Pediatric Society, and the American Society for Nutritional Sciences. Her clinical activities as a neonatologist dovetail with her strong research interests in human milk, lactation and vitamin D. Dr. Wagner has written extensively about breastfeeding, growth factors and structure in human milk, and vitamin D requirements and its function in pregnant and lactating women. She has been PI and co-investigator on several grants involving vitamin D supplementation of pregnant and lactating women and their infants.

David Sela
SECRETARY

David is an associate professor at University of Massachusetts who has participated on the ISRHML executive committee in various capacities since 2016. David directs a research group that studies interactions between human milk molecules with the infant gut microbiome that influence pediatric nutrition and physiology.

Diane Spatz
TREASURER

Diane is a Professor of Perinatal Nursing & the Helen M. Shearer Professor of Nutrition at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing sharing a joint appointment as a nurse scientist in lactation the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in the Center for Pediatric Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice. Dr. Spatz is the Founder of the CHOP Lactation Program & Mothers’ Milk Bank. Dr. Spatz is an active researcher, clinician, and educator who is internationally recognized for her work surrounding the use of human milk and breastfeeding particularly in vulnerable populations. Dr. Spatz has been PI or co-investigator on over 60 research grants, included several from the NIH.  She has authored and co-authored over 200 peer-reviewed publications and written numerous book chapters related to human milk and breastfeeding.

Bert Koletzko
PAST PRESIDENT

Bert is a Professor of Pediatrics and Head the Div. of Metabolic Diseases and Nutritional Medicine at Hauner Children’s Hospital, LMU University of Munich, Germany. Bert trained in Pediatric Departments in Germany, South Africa, Tanzania and Canada. He is a long-time member of ISRHML and currently serves on the Executive Committee. Bert’s goal as President is to continue strengthening our society as a science-based organization serving as the leading global platform for exchanging, discussing and facilitating research in the truly interdisciplinary area of human milk and lactation science.

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Sonia Hernández Cordero
SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

“Sonia Hernández-Cordero. PhD in International Nutrition from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. She is an associated professor at the  Universidad Iberoamericana, in Mexico, at the Research Institute for Development with Equity, EQUIDE. Dr. Hernández Cordero has collaborated with national and international multidisciplinary teams using the best evidence-based approaches to develop national policies to promote breastfeeding in Mexico that are useful to decision makers.”

Magnus Domellöf, Umeå University, Umea, Sweden

Zhenghong (Carrie) Li, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China

Elizabeth Johnson, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Ellen Demerath, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Alex Anderson, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA

Richmond Aryeetey, University of Ghana, Ghana

Katsumi Mizuno, Department of Pediatrics, Showa University School of Medicine, Japan

Alecia-Jane Twigger, University of Cambridge, UK

Sonia Hernández-Cordero, Universidad Iberoamericana, México

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