Virginia (Ginanne) Stallings, M.D. received her undergraduate degree in nutrition and foods from Auburn University and graduate degree in nutrition and biochemistry from Cornell. She received medical training at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, University of Virginia, and Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
Dr. Stallings is a Professor of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She holds the Cortner Chair in Gastroenterology and Nutrition and is the Director of the Nutrition Center. She has worked in nutrition clinical care, training, and research for more than 30 years at CHOP and has served as a consultant to national and international nutrition and health companies.
As a member of the National Academy of Medicine and fellow of the American Society of Nutrition, Dr. Stallings contributes to the nutrition scientist and physician community. She chaired the National Academy committees to improve federal School Lunch/Breakfast and the Global Burden of Food Allergies and contributed to the WIC nutrition program.
Dr. Stallings has received research and teaching awards from the American Society of Nutrition, American Academy of Pediatrics, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and National Academy of Medicine.
In her free time, Dr. Stallings enjoys bicycling, gardening and bird watching. In times before Covid-19, interests include traveling to national parks in the U.S, and abroad to Europe and South America.