Erin Pfeiffer

Maternal and Child Survival Program | Consultant

Erin Pfeiffer is a Senior Technical Advisor in Health and Nutrition for Food for the Hungry. She has worked for 10 years in global health, with a focus on maternal and child health and nutrition programming in low-resource community settings. At Food for the Hungry, Erin provides technical leadership and guidance for the design, implementation, and evaluation of programs that target health system strengthening and improved household-level health behaviors that impact stunting among pregnant and lactating women and children. Her portfolio currently includes backstopping a USAID Food for Peace Development Food Security Activities program in Ethiopia and an Eleanor Crook Foundation Randomized Controlled Trial exploring the impact of maternal depression treatment on child stunting outcomes, among others. Erin develops health education curriculum materials that include behavior change communication messaging based on context-specific formative research, such as barrier analyses. She has lived and worked throughout Latin America and in East and West Africa. Erin holds degrees from Wake Forest University (BS, 2005) and the Harvard School of Public Health (MS, 2009).