Dr. Emily LaRose is a nutrition and global health consultant and a registered dietitian whose over 20-year career has spanned nutrition, public health, and academia. While her experience is varied, much of her work has focused on ensuring optimal nutrition delivery for infants and young children.
Since 2019, Emily has served as a consultant to Médecins Sans Frontières, the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, the World Bank, Operation Smile, and others. She specializes in applied and translational research in the global health setting and has written specialty reports on global human milk banking and innovative food system programs, led landscape analyses, and developed tools to support patient care and program implementation in low-resource communities and hospitals. She is currently an Instructor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a consultant to the World Health Organization, Access to Nutrition Initiative, and PATH.
Emily holds a Doctor of Public Health with a Nutrition and Global Health Concentration, a Master of Science in Dietetics, and a Bachelor of Science in Culinary Arts Nutrition. She is passionate about food and nutrition as human rights and is dedicated to ensuring everyone receives the nutrition they need, especially infants and children. She loves food and cooking and currently lives in France with her family.