Gail Czarnecki-Maulden - Fecal Microbiota Changes in Aging Dogs and Cats – Implications for Health and Longevity
Dr. Gail Czarnecki-Maulden, PhD Nestlé Research Center
Dr. Gail Czarnecki-Maulden is a senior research nutritionist at the Nestlé Research Center in St. Louis. She received a doctorate degree in animal nutrition from the University of Illinois. Before joining Nestlé, Dr. Czarnecki-Maulden was associate professor of companion animal nutrition at the University of Illinois. She is a member of the National Academy of Science Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) Dog and Cat Nutrient Profiles Subcommittee, which sets nutrient standards for dog and cat foods in the U.S. She has served as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Probiotics Association, the Division of Nutritional Sciences External Advisory Board of the University of Illinois, and the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Committee on Evaluating the Safety of Dietary Supplements for Horses, Dogs and Cats. Dr. Czarnecki-Maulden has published over 60 articles and abstracts on pet nutrition based on her research related to the effect of nutrition on gastrointestinal health. In her personal life, she is actively involved in therapy dog visits and dog training. She is a certified dog trainer and a licensed Family Paws parent educator, as well as a member of the board of directors of the Greater St. Louis Training Club and Havanese Rescue.