Matthew Landry, PhD, RDN, LDN

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Matthew Landry

Postdoctoral Fellow

Stanford University

Matthew Landry is a postdoctoral research scholar and registered dietitian nutritionist in the Stanford Prevention Research Center in the School of Medicine at Stanford University. He received his Bachelors degree in Nutrition and Food Sciences from Louisiana State University and his doctoral degree in Nutritional Sciences and dietetic internship from The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Landry uses novel and rigorous public health approaches to conduct innovative, trans-disciplinary research and develop interventions at the intersection of diet, nutritional status, and human health and development, particularly in low resource settings and/or with communities experiencing health inequalities related to food insecurity and structural disparities. His current research focuses on identifying the optimal diet (or diets) for chronic disease prevention, addressing the challenges of designing, implementing and reporting clinical trials that test dietary patterns, and ensuring that dietary pattern recommendations are culturally competent and relevant to Americans by allowing a variety of appropriate dietary intakes consistent with personal, cultural, and religious preferences. Dr. Landry has held various positions within the Academy of Nuritition and Dietetics and currently is serving as the Vice-Chair of the Legislative and Public Policy Committee. He is the 2022 recipient of the California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award.

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