Dr. Kathleen Holton

Dr. Holton is a Nutritional Neuroscientist who works at American University in Washington DC. Her research focuses on how dietary intake affects neurological function. She first learned about IPI in 2016 while conducting research in Meru, Kenya. She became a board member of IPI in 2018 and is using her skill set to help advance the health and nutrition of the children living at Amani Home.

Dr. Holton recently returned from IPI in Meru, where she charted each of the children’s height and weight and plotted them on CDC growth charts. Dr. Holton established a procedure for the staff to monitor the children to ensure they are maintaining healthy growth.