The Seminar in International Nutrition takes place on Thursdays at 12:20 in 200 Savage Hall (unless otherwise noted). No registration is required to attend this event.

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January 23, 2020

no seminar

January 30, 2020

Harriet Okronipa, PhD; Postdoctoral Associate in the Fiorella Research Group at the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at Cornell University. "Impact of exposure to a slightly sweetened lipid-based nutrient supplement during early life on sweet taste preference among 4- to 6-year-old Ghanaian children"

February 6, 2020   Panel TBD: panel on resources and opportunities for graduate students, post-docs and researchers
February 13, 2020   Jenna Golan, DNS doctoral candidate
February 20, 2020

Gretel Pelto, PhD, Visiting Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. "Assessing the implications of intra-cultural diversity in small sample-size ethnographic studies conducted to support nutrition interventions"

February 27, 2020

Joanna Upton, Ph.D., Research Associate, Applied Economics & Management at Cornell University. "Caveat utilitor: A comparative assessment of popular resilience measurement approaches" (Co-authors: Susana Constenla Villoslada, Chris Barrett)

March 5, 2020 Kate Dickin, PhD, Associate Research Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. "Mixed methods systematic review of behavioral interventions to increase family support for maternal and child nutrition"
March 12, 2020

Liza von Grafenstein, MPA doctoral student, Göttingen University, Germany. "Impact of double fortified salt on anemia and cognition in India"

note new date and time: March 16, 2020

100 Savage Hall

Co-sponsored DNS seminar (in place of Mar 19th): Monday Mar 16, 4 pm, Savage 100:

Hanqi Luo, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Nutrition & Institute for Global Nutrition, University of California, Davis.

A new statistical method for estimating usual intakes of nearly-daily consumed foods and nutrients through use of only one 24-hour dietary recall”

March 26, 2020  
April 2, 2020 NO SEMINAR: spring break
April 9, 2020


April 16, 2020 Jean Humphrey, ScD, Professor, International Health, Johns Hopkins University
April 23, 2020 Grace Marquis, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Human Nutrition, McGill University
April 30, 2020 Gargi Wable, DNS doctoral candidate