Mr. Christopher Smith is a paediatric dietitian with over 18 years of experience in clinical dietetics. Following his training in London, he worked at the Royal Free Hospital, London, for many years before moving to the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital, Brighton, in 2007. There Mr. Smith is currently the lead paediatric acute dietitian in a team of 10 specialist dieticians. His main interest is in the clinical management of under nutrition in infants. Sub specialties include gastroenterology and cystic fibrosis.
Since setting up the Nutritional Clinical Investigation Unit at the Children’s Hospital in 2014, his current projects focus on nutritional assessment of body composition, indirect calorimetry, and intake composition analysis. He has authored journal articles and book chapters in the field of nutrition and has presented his work at many international conferences. He has been involved in several multicentre trials of new formulas developed to manage growth failure the most recent published in Clinical Nutrition in 2017.
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