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After some years in private medical practice he joined the corporate world which included working at a company that specialised in corporate sick leave management, in its own right, as well as the link to future short and long term disability. He trained originally in rheumatology and epidemiology.
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Home Events Food for thought: The science and politics of nutrition Back to Home. The science and politics of nutrition 14 - 15 Jun Location: Event and live stream See the photos taken at the event in our picture gallery as well as the videos.
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