Elaina Jurecki, MS, RD
Private Consultant For Treatments of Genetic Disorders
San Ramon, California
Elaina Jurecki is currently working as a consultant for pharmaceutical and non-profit organizations for metabolic genetic disorders. She previously worked as the Executive Director of Scientific Communications in Global Medical Affairs for the past 15 years at BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., responsible for publication strategy, scientific messaging, medical information, and management of congress activities. She also assisted in the development of clinical research protocols and educational efforts. Prior to that, she served as the Regional Metabolic Coordinator for the Northern California Kaiser Medical Centers for about twenty years, overseeing the care of individuals with inborn errors of metabolism.
Ms. Jurecki has coauthored many publications in a variety of metabolic, genetic, and clinical journals, served as a journal reviewer, and has written book chapters on the management of genetic disorders. She is an active member in several professional organizations and a founding member of the Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International. She is the co-chair for the organic acidemia nutrition guidelines development committee, a project funded by the Southeastern Newborn Screening and Genetics Collaborative, and published, ‘Nutrition management guideline for propionic acidemias: An evidence- and consensus-based approach’ in Molecular Genetics and Metabolism in 2019. She has given numerous presentations at scientific meetings, advisory boards, and patient events on various topics related to research, treatment, education, and clinical management of genetic disorders.