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Jennifer Williams, MPH

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric nutrition, feeding difficulties in children, kids' growth and development, and rehydration 


Jennifer Williams is a research scientist at Abbott specializing in pediatric nutrition, diabetes and hydration.

Jennifer has conducted more than 20 clinical trials for Abbott. She leads nutrition science research and education in the area of rehydration examining the benefits of electrolytes and fluid replacement in children and adults who experience dehydration. She has also led research on feeding difficulties in children and the role of nutritional supplementation in healthy growth in children. In prior roles, she has studied the benefits of various nutrients in people managing diabetes.

Jennifer has authored 13 peer-reviewed papers and has presented scientific data at both domestic and global scientific conferences.

Jennifer received her undergraduate degrees in biology and chemistry from Cedarville University in Ohio and a Master’s in Public Health from The Ohio State University.