Doctor Maria Michelle Papamichael
Maria Papamichael is a registered dietician/sports nutritionist with the British Dietetic Association and HCPC (UK) who has dedicated her life in educating people the importance of good nutrition and exercise in the prevention and management of disease as well as in improving health and well-being. She is a specialist on the Mediterranean diet and pediatric asthma. As part of her PhD research project at La Trobe University (Melbourne, Australia) and in collaboration with internationally renowned metabolomics expert Dr. Dimitris Tsoukalas, she conducted a randomized controlled trial investigating the prophylactic potential of a Mediterranean diet enriched with fatty fish in childhood asthma. She has published a number of journal articles on the relationship between diet and asthma as well as the application of metabolomics in paediatric asthma patients including participation in a variety of international conferences.