Professor and Head of Department
University of Otago, New Zealand
Lisa Houghton is a Professor and Head of Department of Human Nutrition at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Lisa's research interest lies in community and international nutrition with a particular focus on the assessment and health consequences of micronutrient deficiencies in “at risk” population groups. Lisa completed her undergraduate and MSc training at the University of Guelph, Canada, her clinical dietetic training at McMaster Health Sciences, and her PhD in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Toronto. She is also currently Director of WHO Collaborating Centre in Human Nutrition hosted at the University of Otago for the Western Pacific Region.