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Raiten, Daniel J

Formal Title:

Health Scientist Administrator





6710B ROCKLEDGE DRIVE Room 2128, MSC 7002
Bethesda ,MD 20817

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Daniel J. Raiten, Ph.D., received his doctorate in human nutrition from the Pennsylvania State University and did a postdoctoral fellowship at the Child Study Center of Yale University Medical School.. Dr. Raiten has a broad background in basic and applied aspects of nutrition with an emphasis on behavioral, neurophysiological, and neurochemical assessment methodologies. Dr. Raiten joined the NICHD Office of Prevention Research and International Programs (OPRIP) in November 1999, and joined the program staff of the ENGB in December 2003. Within the ENGB, Dr. Raiten is responsible for supporting the nutrition-related activities of the Branch, with an emphasis on domestic and international programs on infant and child feeding, clinical nutrition/care and prevention of low birth weight, the role of micronutrients in health and child development, the impact of diet and nutrition on pharmacology, and the expansion of programs focusing on nutrition and HIV/AIDS. He also serves as a scientific resource and liaison to the NICHD director and staff on a broad range of issues in prevention and international research, under the auspices of OPRIP.
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