John Lowrey's research focuses on broader solutions to health, specifically concerned with care coordination models that identify and address food insecurity. He studies health interventions for marginalized groups using electronic health record data. He has worked with several of the largest Feeding America member Food Banks to improve food procurement, recovery and distribution.


  • PhD Operations Management, The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business
  • MAE Applied Economics, The Ohio State University
  • MBA, The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business
  • MS Food Science, The Ohio State University
  • BS Biology, The University of Akron

Awards and Recognition

  • Robert Bartels Research Fellow, Ohio State University
  • Zero Hunger Zero Waste, Kroger Company ($10,000)

Selected Publications

  • Food bank donations and retail markups. Lowrey Richards, Hamilton. European Review of Agricultural Economics