Dr. Susan Wernimont is an Associate Director in the Global Clinical Nutrition, Claims and Clinical Studies group at Hill’s Pet Nutrition, Inc. She holds a BS degree in Nutritional Sciences and Agricultural Biochemistry from Iowa State University, as well as an MS in Nutritional Biochemistry and a PhD in Human Nutrition, both from Cornell University. She is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Clinical Research Professional. From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Wernimont held the position of Clinical Research Platform Lead and Nutritional Scientist at Pfizer Nutrition, and from 2012 to 2016, Dr. Wernimont held the position of Principal Scientist in Clinical Research at Nestle Nutrition. In both roles, she served as the lead Clinical Scientist on multiple innovation and technology platforms. She joined Hill’s Pet Nutrition in 2016. Her areas of interest include clinical research, wearable devices, nutrigenetics, and dietary influences on the microbiome.