The Pritchard Lecture Series in Human Nutrition is sponsored by the Klingenstein Pritchard Scholarship Program and is dedicated to human nutrition, from conception through weaning onto adulthood and honors those who have made significant contributions to human nutrition. This on-campus lecture is open to the Cornell community and the public, free of charge. No registration is required for this event.

Previous speakers:

david eide

David Eide, PhD;  Professor & Chair of the in Nutritional Sciences Department, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. "Meeting your quota: The cellular economy of zinc", February 17, 2020.

teresa davis

Teresa A. Davis, PhD; USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition research Center; Baylor College of Medicine; Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Nutrition. “Role of Nutrition in the Regulation of Muscle Growth”, April 22, 2019.


janet king

Janet C. King, PhD; Senior Scientist, CHORI. “Integrating Zinc biology into Effective Zinc Interventions”, November 6, 2017 2017.


catherine ross

A. Catherine Ross, PhD ‘76; Pennsylvania State University. “Vitamin A Supplementation in the Neonatal Period: To Neonates, or Mothers?”, January 27, 2017.


robert cousins

Robert Cousins, PhD; Director, Center for Nutritional Sciences at the University of Florida. “Zinc Transporters-Regulation and Functions”, September 21, 2015