Lauren E. Schaeffer

Lauren E. Schaeffer is a public health professional with research and program experience who is passionate about empowering frontline health workers on low-cost, evidence-based interventions to improve health outcomes in their communities. A former Peace Corps volunteer in Cambodia, she holds a master’s degree in global health from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. As a Program Officer at Medical Teams International, she supports humanitarian programs in Colombia and Guatemala.


Exclusive Breastfeeding Faces Continued Challenges in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Only six LMICs are projected to meet the WHO's Global Nutrition Target of 70 percent or greater EBF prevalence by 2030