Manary, Mark

Mark J. Manary, M.D.
Medical Doctor
Phone: +1 (314) 454-2178
Fax: +1 (314) 454-4345
Washington University St. Louis
School of Medicine
One Children's Place
Saint Louis, MO USA 63110


Mark Manary, MD, is the Washington University Helene B Roberson Professor of Pediatrics, founder of Project Peanut Butter and the developer of a revolutionary peanut-based Ready-To-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF). RUTF is successfully used to treat malnourished children worldwide. His current research with The Peanut Innovation Lab applies RUTF use in Treating Pregnant Women with Moderate Malnutrion in Malawi to prevent childhood stunting. He lives and works 11 months out of the year in Malawi, and has been involved in work in Sub-Saharan Africa for over 20 years.

Current Research Project

Peanuts for School Feeding

Previous Research Projects

Malnutrition Interventions

Research Location


More about Manary

Using peanut butter, Manary helps mothers — and their babies

Project Peanut Butter

PMIL's Mark Manary making progress with Malnutrition Interventions project

Q&A with Mark Manary