Peggy Papathakis


Peggy Papathakis, Ph.D., R.D.
Associate Professor
California Polytechnic State University
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Blgd 11-201
San Luis Obispo, CA USA 93407
+1 805 756 7205


With a Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in Nutritional Biology and International Nutrition, Dr. Papathakis' area of expertise is clinical maternal and child nutrition. Since she came to Cal Poly as a nutrition professor, Dr. Papathakis has worked to engage in nutrition research in developing counties and to provide global nutrition experiences for students in the classroom and in the field.

Current Project

Treating Pregnant Women with Moderate Malnutrition in Malawi