Prof. Dale Schoeller University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

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Dale Schoeller, Professor of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Wisconsin, is an internationally recognized expert in energy metabolism and body composition. Dale is best known as the first to use the doubly labeled water method for the measurement of energy expenditure in humans, for which he received the Mead... read moreJohnson Award from the American Institute of Nutrition. He has performed extensive research in human obesity. This includes studies of the role of physical activity and energy intake in the etiology of obesity, comparison of obesity treatments to improve efficacy, and development of improved methods for measuring body composition. These research contributions were recognized by the Herman Award from the American Society of Clinical Nutrition for his research in human obesity, and the Atwater Award from the USDA/ARS for his contributions to understanding human energy requirements.