Module: Healthy Ageing
Stream: Stream 3: Your Product
- Understand the significance of managing blood sugar health for healthy aging
- How to develop consumer products that support blood sugar health
- Gain valuable insight into consumer behaviour and underlying factors behind product choice
Barbara Davis, PhD, RD is Vice President, Medical & Scientific Affairs with PLT Health Solutions. Prior to joining PLT, she was Vice President, Science & Technology for HealthFocus International, a consumer insights research company. Dr. Davis also served as Director, Innovation, Nutrition & Claims at The Dannon Company, Inc., Principal Research Scientist at Wyeth Nutrition and was on the faculty of the Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise Department at Virginia Tech, where she developed and directed the grant-funded Molecular Nutrition Laboratory. She has expertise in incorporating nutrition into business strategy, designing clinical trials in support of claims, developing scientific substantiation dossiers for health claims in the US and EU and translating science into competitive product positioning opportunities internationally. Barbara received a PhD in Nutrition with an emphasis on nutrient-gene interactions from the Food Science and Human Nutrition Department at the University of Florida.