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.

Take a moment to learn more about the Program in International Nutrition or contact us at intl_nutrition@cornell.edu with any questions or suggestions.

FALL 2019 SCHEDULE

August 29, 2019

no seminar

September 5, 2019

Graduate Student Panel: Katy Merckel, Gargi Wable & Ibukun Owoputi, DNS Doctoral Candidates.

Topic: International nutrition graduate student research updates

Monday, September 9, 2019*

*note date and time change

Co-sponsored seminar – In place of Sept 12 seminar, please attend DNS seminar by Dr. Marion Nestle on Monday Sept 9 at 4 pm*, Savage 100. Topic is related to American Society for Nutrition Blue Ribbon Panel on “Ensuring Trust in Nutrition Science” 

Title: "Food Industry Influence on Nutrition Research and Practice: In Search of a Viable Alternative"

September 19, 2019

Rosemary Kayanda; Research Coordinator, ASTUTE, IMA World Health Tanzania.

Title:  "Exploratory research to support child feeding and multisectoral nutrition programs in Tanzania: Strategies for community engagement"

September 26, 2019 No Seminar

October 3, 2019

*note room change: this will take place in 100 Savage Hall

Homero Martinez, PhD; Nutrition International Ottawa, Canada.

Title: "Improving folate status in women of reproductive age to reduce the risk of NTD: What are the gaps and what is the Folate Task Team doing to address them?"

October 10, 2019

*note room change: this will take place in 100 Savage Hall

Marie Ruel, PhD; Director of Poverty, Health, and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Title: "Double-Duty Nutrition Actions: Reshaping Programs and Policies to Address Malnutrition in all its Forms"

October 17, 2019

Joanna Upton, PhD; Research Support Specialist, CALS - AEM, Cornell University.

Title: "Caveat utilitor: A comparative assessment of popular resilience measurement approaches" (co-authors: Susana Costenla Villoslada, Chris Barrett)

Monday, October 21, 2019

*note date and time change

 

Co-sponsored Division of Nutritional Sciences & International Nutrition seminar: Meera Shekar, PhD; Global Lead, Health, Nutrition & Population, The World Bank on Monday, October 21 at 4:00 in 100 Savage Hall*. Title TBA

October 31, 2019

Liz Bgeant, MS; Research Associate, AEM, Cornell.

Title: "Empowerment and Nutrition in Niger: Insights from the Women's Empowerment in Nutrition Grid" (co-authors: Erin Lentz, Sudha Narayanan)

Monday, November 4, 2019* at 4pm in 100 Savage Hall

*note date and time change

Co-sponsored seminar – In place of Nov 7 seminar, please attend DNS seminar by Dr. Cutberto Garza on Monday Nov 4 at 4 pm*, Savage 100. Title TBA; topic is related to American Society for Nutrition Blue Ribbon Panel on “Ensuring Trust in Nutrition Science” 
November 14, 2019 Ibukun Owoputi & Jocelyn Boiteau, DNS graduate students: Grad panel discussion on international field work
November 21, 2019 TBA

Monday, November 25, 2019 at 4:00* in 100 Savage Hall

*note date and time change

Co-sponsored Division of Nutritional Sciences and International Nutrition Seminar: Lynette Neufeld, PhD; Director, Knowledge Leadership, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) on Monday, November 25 at 4pm in 100 Savage Hall
November 28, 2019 No seminar; Thanksgiving Break
December 5, 2019 Gretel Pelto, PhD; Visiting Professor, DNS. Title: "It takes two: Mother-child interactions and their implications for nutrition interventions"