Professor Kim Fleischer Michaelsen

Kim Fleischer Michaelsen is professor of paediatric nutrition at Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen and part time consultant at the Paediatric Nutrition Unit at The Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, The Juliane Marie Centre, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen.

His main research areas are:

  • The effect of early nutrition on growth, body composition, development and long term health in low- and high-income countries, with specific focus on breastfeeding and complementary feeding
  • Treatment of m​alnutrition in infants and children in low-income countries

He is also adviser to the National Board of Health on infant and paediatric nutrition


He has published more than 290 articles


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