Avril Armstrong

Dr. Avril Armstrong is the Practice Manager for Health and Nutrition for Land O Lakes Inc.  In this role, she leads the International Development Division’s efforts to mitigate the impacts of malnutrition and poor health on vulnerable populations.  Currently her work is focused on guiding Land O’ Lakes’ agricultural and food security program implementation towards nutrition-focused outcomes.  This work involves building the nutrition capacity of both agriculture and health extension workers.

Prior to joining Land O Lakes, Dr. Armstrong worked internationally for over 10 years conducting nutrition programming and research in countries in Africa, Eastern Europe and South Asia for both UN organizations such as FAO and UNICEF and non-governmental organizations such as Africare and Mercy Corps. 

Dr. Armstrong holds a doctorate in International Nutrition from Cornell University with minors in Economics and Epidemiology.