Director of the Plants for Human Health Institute
Mary Ann Lila, PhD
- North Carolina State University
Dr. Mary Ann Lila is Director of the Plants for Human Health Institute at North Carolina State University.
Her work focuses on shifting the way the American public views and uses food crops as a resource for components that protect and enhance human health, not just as a source of nutrients and flavorful calories.
Dr. Lila has a BS and MS from the University of Illinois and a PhD from the University of Wisconsin.