Chief Nutrition Officer

Kristen M. Hurley, PhD, MPH

Kristen M. Hurley, PHD, MPH is a public health nutritionist. Dr. Hurley received her doctoral degree from the Department of International Health at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She has field experience in maternal and child health and nutrition as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Philippines and as a nutritionist for the Navajo Nation Special Supplemental Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program (WIC). Her domestic and international research and program interests focus on the intersections between maternal and child nutritional status and early child growth and development. In addition to providing technical oversight to VA as the Chief Nutrition Officer, Dr. Hurley is also an Associate Professor of Human Nutrition at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Team member since 2016.