DeAnn Liska, Ph.D.
Senior Director, Nutrition & Scientific Affairs, Biofortis Nutrition Research

Dr. DeAnn Liska is the Sr. Director of Nutrition & Scientific Affairs at Biofortis, a contract research organization serving the food and nutrition industries. At Biofortis, Dr. Liska leads the science team responsible for design and interpretation of clinical trials, as well as providing scientific consultation and literature reviews. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the nutrition industry with past leadership roles at Kellogg’s, Ocean Spray, and Metagenics. Dr. Liska holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry (University of Wisconsin, Madison) and was an Assistant Research Professor in biochemistry (University of Washington) prior to joining industry. She currently serves on several scientific and leadership committees, including the Cornell Division of Nutritional Sciences Advisory Board, has authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications, numerous book chapters and position papers, and is co-inventor on 12 patents.