Dr. Victor Owino is a Nutrition Specialist in the International Atomic Energy Agency’s, Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Section. His work focuses on supporting the Member States to apply stable isotope techniques to design and evaluate nutrition interventions that target all forms of malnutrition. Current thematic areas include understanding protein quality and the interaction between adverse environmental exposures, nutrient metabolism, and nutritional and health outcomes.
Dr. Owino has previously led work at Valid Nutrition on the development and testing of the efficacy of novel ready-to-use foods for the management of acute malnutrition. Until 2015 Dr. Owino led the Department of Human Nutrition at the Technical University of Kenya. Dr. Owino has over 30 publications in food and nutrition in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Owino is a proud alumnus of the University of Nairobi (BSc), University of Ghent (MSc), University College London (PhD), and most recently York St John’s University (MBA-Leadership and Management).