Research in other countries provides opportunities for substantially enriching our
understanding of health problems and solutions through engaging with environments
and systems both similar to and different from those in the U.S. Global nutrition
is a comprehensive look at nutritional status and determinants across various populations
Current Novel Research Efforts
Improving the growth, develoment, feeding care, and survival of infants and young
Understanding how to advance programs and policies for improving nutrition and development.
Associated Affiliate Scholars
Blake, Christine, Ph.D., RD .
Burch, James, Ph.D.
Frongillo, Edward, Ph.D.
Hebert, James, Ph.D.
Liese, Angela, Ph.D.
Liu, Jihong, Sc.D.
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Davis RE, Appiah LT, Moore S, Merchant AT . The Influence of Religious Participation and Use of Traditional Medicine on Type 2
Diabetes Control in Urban Ghana. J Relig Health (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01187-9
Frongillo EA, Blake CE. Terminal logic behavior and strategic defection of governmental officials during presidential
transitions in Guatemala: Implications for the sustainability of food and nutrition
security policy. Current Developments in Nutritionorg/10.1093/cdn/nzaa161, 2020.
Flores, JC, Gracia-:avedan E, Benavente Y, Amiano P, Romaguera D, Costas L, Robles
C, Gonzalez-Barca E, Banda E, Alonso E, Aymerich M, Campo E, Dierssen-Sotos T, Marcos-Gragera
R, Rodriguez-Suares MM, Solans M, Gimeno E, Martin PG, Aragones N, Shivappa N,
Hebert JR, Pollan M, Kogevinas M, Sanjose S, Castono-Vinyals G, Casabonne D. The Dietary Inflammatory Index and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in the MCC Spain Study.
Nutrients. 2020. doi:10.3390/nu12010048
Han Y-Y, Jerschow E, Forno E, Hua S, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Perreira K, Sotres-Alvarez
D, Afshar M, Punjabi NM, Thyagariajan B, Shivappa N,
Hebert JR, Kaplan RC, Celedon JC. Dietary Patterns, Asthma, and Lung Function in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study
of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). Annals of the American Thoracic Society. May 2019. doi:10.1513/annalsats.201908-629oc.
Hatcher AM, Weiser SD, Cohen CR, Hagey J, Weke E, Burger R, Wekesa P, Sheira L,
Frongillo EA, Bukusi EA. Food insecurity and intimate partner violence among HIV-positive individuals in rural
Kenya. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2020.06.025, 2020.
Lopez-Pentecost M, Crane TE, Garcia DO, Kohler LN, Wertheim BC,
Hebert JR, Steck SE, Shivappa N, Santiago-Torres M, Neuhouser ML, Hatsu IE, Snetselaar L, Datta M, Kroenke
CH, Sarto GE, Thomson CA. Role of dietary patterns and acculturation in cancer risk and mortality among postmenopausal
Hispanic women: results from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI). Journal of Public Health. 2020. doi:10.1007/s10389-020-01342-8
Frongillo EA, Unisa S, et al. Effect of Differences in Month and Location of Measurement in Estimating Prevalence
and Trend of Wasting and Stunting in India in 2005-2006 and 2015-2016. Curr Dev Nutr. 2020;4(6). Published 2020 May 23. doi:10.1093/cdn/nzaa092.
Frongillo EA, Corella-Madueño MA, Quizán-Plata T. Food Insecurity Was Associated with Lower Fruits and Vegetables Consumption but Not
with Overweight and Obesity in Children from Mexican Fishing Communities. Ecology of Food and Nutrition. November 2020:1-16. doi:10.1080/03670244.2020.1737042.
Nguyen TT, Darnell A, Weissman A, Cashin J, Withers M, Mathisen R, Lapping K, Mastro
Frongillo EA. National nutrition strategies that focus on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition
in Southeast Asia do not consistently align with regional and international recommendations. Maternal & Child Nutrition e12937, doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12937, 2020.
Nguyen PH, Kim SS, Tran LM, Menon P,
Frongillo EA. Early breastfeeding practices contribute to increased exclusive breastfeeding in Bangladesh,
Vietnam, and Ethiopia. Maternal & Child Nutrition. doi.org/10.1111/mcn.13012, 2020.
Pappaport AI, Karakochuck CD, Hess SY, Whitehead RD, Namaste SM, Dary O, Parker ME,
Larson LM, Newton S, Wegmuller R, Moorthy D. Variability in haemoglobin concentration by measurement tool and blood source: an
analysis from seven countries. Journal of Clinical Pathology. doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2020-206717
Quizán-Plata T, Carrasco-Miranda JG, Murillo-Castillo KD, Corella-Madueño MAG, López-Teros
Frongillo EA. Determinants and consequences of food insecurity in artisanal fishing families from
the coastal community of Sonora, Mexico. Food and Nutrition Bulletinorg/10.1177/0379572120965874, 2020.
Suzuki K, Shivappa N, Kawado M, Yamada H, Hashimoto S, Wakai K, Iso H, Okada E, Fuji
Hebert JR, Tamakoshi A. Association between dietary inflammatory index and serum C-reactive protein concentrations
in the Japan Collaborative Cohort Study. Nagoya J. Med. Sci. 2020;82: 237-249. doi:10.18999/nagjms.82.2.237
Weaver RG, Tenório MCM, Brazendale K, Beets MW. Clusters of non-dietary obesogenic behaviors among adolescents in Brazil: a latent
profile analysis. International Journal of Public Health. 2020. doi:10.1007/s00038-020-01418-y.
Veronese N, Cisternino AM, Shivappa N,
Hebert JR, Notarnicola M, Reddavide R, Inguaggiato R, Guerra V, Logroscino A, Rotolo O, Chiloiro
M, Leandro G, De Leonardis G, Tutino V, Misciagna G, Fontana L, Caruso MG. Dietary inflammatory index and mortality: a cohort longitudinal study in a Mediterranean
area. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. December 2019. doi:10.1111/jhn.12701.
Whittle HJ, Leddy AM, Shieh J, Tien PC, Ofotokun I, Adimora AA, Turan JM,
Frongillo EA, Turan B, Weiser SD. Precarity and health: Theorizing the intersection of multiple material-need insecurities,
stigma, and illness among women in the United States. Social Science & Medicine 245: doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112683, 2019.
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