The Danone Institute International has the honor to announce that the 3rd edition of the Danone International Prize for Alimentation is awarded to Dr. Heather Eicher-Miller (Purdue University, USA) for her work on Improving food security, dietary intake and health through integrated science and engineering approaches.
Dr. Eicher-Miller’s research is focused on food insecurity which affects 11% of US households and creates uncertainty regarding the availability of nutritionally adequate and safe foods. Her work has documented immediate and chronic adverse dietary and health outcomes associated with food insecurity among diverse populations.
“Food insecurity is an unsolved problem, associated with poor dietary intake, health outcomes and shorter lifespans.” – Dr Heather Eicher-Miller
You have access to more information about the laureate on her dedicated page.
The Award ceremony and lecture will be organized online on June 20th, 2023 at 10:00 AM EST (2:00 PM UTC, 4:00 PM CEST).
Free pre-registration is available on the following form
DIPA 3rd edition Award – news release
DIPA 3rd edition Award – press backgrounder
More information on DIPA and the laureate are available here.