Mark Manary, MD

Health and Human Development, Children and Adolescents, Malnutrition, Maternal & Child Health, Infectious Diseases

Dr. Mark Manary is founder of Project Peanut Butter, a nonprofit organization making improvements in childhood nutrition methods of international significance. Dr. Manary, the Helene B. Roberson Professor of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine, is an early promoter of ready-to-eat liquid nutrition and now one of the world’s foremost experts in childhood malnutrition.

Dr. Manary’s work is primarily in Malawi but spans Africa. Project Peanut Butter is developing and introducing new food sources for infants and children and developing ways to prevent malnutrition.




Sierra Leone

Côte d’Ivoire


Goals & Impact

Scale up efforts to reduce child malnutrition and transition Project Peanut Butter’s work to governments or local non-profit organizations.