ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action) – Nutrition Innovation and Research
Nutrition Innovation and Research
Biography: Kevin Phelan is the senior nutrition advisor for the Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA), and a member of ALIMA’s Operational and Medical Support Unit that develops and documents operational research and translates this research into improved practice. Before joining ALIMA, Kevin worked for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for 13 years, most recently as the Nutrition Working Group Leader from 2013-2015 and previously as head of mission in South Sudan, crisis communications officer in Angola, Niger, Iraq, Haiti, Sudan (Darfur), and elsewhere. Kevin earned his Master’s degree in nutrition science from Columbia University.