Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN, FADA

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Lauri Wright

Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Director of the Center for Nutrition and Food Security, and Co-Director of the Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition Program; President-Elect

University of North Florida; Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Dr. Lauri Wright, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND is the Chair of the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Director of the Center for Nutrition and Food Security and Co-Director of the Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition Program at the University of North Florida. Her specialties include food-insecure individuals, malnutrition, global nutrition and the nutritional needs of people with HIV/AIDS. Dr. Wright has consulted with seniors in the Meals on Wheels program, providing nutrition education and counseling. She formerly worked as a clinical dietitian at the Veterans Administration, providing medical nutrition therapy for veterans with chronic disease.
Dr. Wright is President-Elect of the Academy, the 2021-2022 Past Speaker of the Academy’s House of Delegates and a member of the Academy’s Political Action Committee. She graduated from The Ohio State University, earned a master’s degree from Case Western Reserve University and a doctorate from the University of South Florida.

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