Lora Iannotti is an Associate Professor in public health at Washington University in St. Louis and Director of the E3 Nutrition Lab, working to identify environmentally
sustainable, evolutionarily appropriate, and economically affordable nutrition solutions globally.
She has expertise in maternal and young child nutrition and nutrient deficiencies related to poverty and infectious diseases. Iannotti leads projects in Haiti, Ecuador, and Kenya where she collaborates with local partners to test innovative, transdisciplinary approaches using animal source foods and small livestock and fisheries development.
Iannotti received her doctorate from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, and a Master of Arts Degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. Prior to pursuing her PhD, she worked for over ten years with UN agencies and non-governmental organizations on nutrition and food security programming and policy. Iannotti has a joint affiliation serving as Visiting Scientist with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).