Virginia Stallings M.D.


Virginia A. Stallings, M.D., is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, and Director of the Nutrition Center and the Jean A. Cortner Endowed Chair in Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Her research interests include pediatric and adult nutrition, evaluation of dietary intake and energy expenditure, and nutrition-related chronic disease with an emphasis on CF. Dr. Stallings earned a B.S. in Nutrition and Foods from Auburn University, an M.S. in human nutrition and biochemistry from Cornell University, and an M.D. from the University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, and her clinical and research nutrition fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Dr. Stallings has served on several National Academy of Medicine Committees, including: Committee on Food Allergies; Committee on Nutrition Standards for National School Lunch and Breakfast Programs; Committee on the Scientific Basis for Dietary Risk Eligibility Criteria and Food Packages for WIC Program; the Committee to Review Child and Adult Care Food Program Meal Requirements, and recently, the Committee to Review Dietary Reference Intakes for Sodium and Potassium. She is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and received the Samuel Fomon Nutrition Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been active in many CF Foundation nutrition related activities over the years.