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Dr. Anna Lartey

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Local Address: Ghana
International Union of Nutritional Sciences

Employment History

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  • University of California , Davis
  • Ph.D. , nutrition
  • B.Sc.
    University of Ottawa , Canada
  • M.Sc.
    University of Guelph , Canada.
  • African Nutrition Leadership Program
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Anna Lartey is an Associate ..., 10 Sept 2013 [cached]
Anna Lartey is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Ghana. She is President-elect of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS, 2009-2013), and will be starting her term as IUNS President after the 20th International Congress on Nutrition, which will take place in Granada from 15 to 20 September 2013. In June this year, Anna very kindly agreed to be interviewed by the Association so that we could find out her thoughts about her upcoming term as IUNS President, the Granada Congress, and her advice for young public health nutrition professionals.
She attended The University of California, Davis as a Fulbright student and received her Ph.D. in nutrition. For over 20 years, she has conducted research on maternal and child nutrition in Ghana. She was Co-Principal Investigator for the WHO Multicenter Growth Reference Study, Ghana site, and won the University of Ghana’s “Best Researcher Award for 2004â€. She serves on several International Boards and Committees including the MRC International Nutrition Group’s Scientific Advisory Committee; Council of the African Nutrition Society; Food and Nutrition Bulletin Editorial Board; Bioversity International Scientific Advisory Council; WHO Nutrition Guidance Expert Advisory Group and HarvestPlus Program Advisory Committee.  She served as a co-facilitator for the task force on coordination of civil society for the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement.
Anna has been a member of the IUNS Council for the past 8 years.
After our interview with Anna in June, it was announced in July 2013 that she will also be taking up the position of Director of Nutrition at the Food and Agriculture Organization, this October.
Publications - Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB) - International Nutrition Foundation, 23 June 2013 [cached]
Dr. Anna Lartey Associate Professor Dept. of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana
Anna Lartey is an Associate Professor and former Head of Department, Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana.
Dr. Lartey attended University of California, Davis as a Fulbright student and received her Ph.D. in nutrition 1998. She received her B.Sc. from the University of Ottawa, Canada, completed a dietetic internship at Kingston General Hospital, Canada and received her M.Sc. from the University of Guelph, Canada.
Her research focuses on maternal child nutrition. She was Co-Principal Investigator for the WHO Multicenter Growth Reference Study, Ghana site. Dr Lartey won the University of Ghana's "Best Researcher Award for 2004". She has served on several WHO Expert consultations on child nutrition. Dr Lartey currently leads the Ghana delegation to the Codex Committee on Nutrition for Special Dietary uses (CCNFSDU), where Ghana chairs the electronic working group to revise the Codex Guidelines on Formulated Supplementary Foods for Older Infants and Young Children. She is a graduate of the African Nutrition Leadership Program. She was the Chairperson of the Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference from 2006 to 2009 and currently she is the President-elect of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS, 2009-2013)
President-Elect Anna ..., 20 Sept 2013 [cached]
President-Elect Anna Lartey
Dear Adhering and Affiliated Bodies,
Anna Lartey IUNS President
(Prof Anna Lartey, Sept 20, 2013; Granada, Spain)
Activity Highlights [cached]
IUNS Council Member, Anna Lartey (of Ghana), reports on activities during 2006. [January, 2007]
Fanus Conference 2011 | Welcome | Nigeria Nutrition Society Of Nigeria [cached]
Co-Chair: Dr Anna Lartey President Elect, IUNS
Harnessing the power and potential of SUN in Africa - Anna Lartey (IUNS / Sun Task Team C)
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