Alumni

DOCTORAL PROGRAM ALUMNI Dissertation Title
Avril Armstrong Cost-effectiveness evaluation of a Sprinkles (home fortification) intervention in Kyrgystan
Rukundo Kambarami Benedict Community health worker performance in rural Zimbabwe: Perspectives, drivers, and opportunities for intervention
Sarah Dumas Evaluating the impact of poultry interventions on maternal and child nutrition outcomes in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia
Rebecca Heidkamp Evaluation of an infant feeding support strategy for HIV-affected infants 6-12 months of age
Sunny Kim Critical assessment of the sustainability of community-based programs to improve child nutrition in Peru
Jacqueline Kung’u Nutrition and infection in Zanzibari children
Stephanie Martin Social support and adherence to antenatal micronutrient supplements
Cynthia Matare Improving uptake and utilization of nutrition interventions: A caregiver capabilities perspective
Francis Ngure Environmental hygiene, food safety and growth of less than five year old children in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia
(Lanre) Moshood O. Omotayo Integrating strategies for prevention of preeclampsia and anemia in pregnancy into primary healthcare delivery in Kenya
Helena Pachon Development of meat-containing infant porridges to prevent iron deficiency
Erica Philips Implementation of antenatal care: Global history, current challenges and quality of care provision in Haiti
Rahul Rawat Iron status, anemia, and inflammation in HIV-infected Zimbabwean postpartum women and their babies.
Laura Smith Evaluation of food-chain mycotoxin exposure in rural Zimbabwe: Determinants, effects and mechanisms
Keriann (Paul) Uesugi Design of behavior change interventions to improve complementary feeding of African infants
Amanda Zongrone Behavior change intervention research in infant and young child feeding: understanding caregiver capabilities, self-efficacy, and the critical decisions that define infant feeding trajectories in Bangladesh
PREVIOUS RESEARCH STAFF Projects Supported
Rukundo Kambarami Benedict Breastfeeding and Maternal Nutrition in South Asia
Hope Craig Breastfeeding and Maternal Nutrition in South Asia; The ASTUTE Project
Kukunda Kakagina MICa Prenatal Supplementation
Stephanie Martin* MICa Prenatal Supplementation Study; The ASTUTE Project
Stephanie Ortolano MICa Prenatal Supplementation Study
Brie Reid One Health for Babies and Livestock: Preventing Fecal Exposure and Environmental Enteropathy
Laura Smith* The Sanitation, Hygiene and Infant Nutrition Efficacy (SHINE) Trial; Mycotoxins & Child Health, Tanzania
Jessica Sparling Building Nutrition Systems: Implementation Science in Support of Scaling up Nutrition

*Dr. Stephanie Martin and Dr. Laura Smith continue with CENTIR Group as collaborators based at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and University of Buffalo, respectively.

UNDERGRADUATE ALUMNI Projects Supported
Irene Bae, Class of 2018 Breastfeeding and Maternal Nutrition in South Asia
Talia Bailes, Class of 2020 The ASTUTE Project
Julia Bujno, Class of 2019 The ASTUTE Project
Camille Chan, Class of 2019 Breastfeeding and Maternal Nutrition in South Asia
Luiza ChepkemoiClass of 2018 Building Strong Nutrition Systems; The ASTUTE Project
Kristiana Dickhut, Class of 2017 MICa Prenatal Supplementation
Kalin Ellison, Class of 2019 MICa Prenatal Supplementation
Jane Hinkle, Class of 2018 CENTIR Website developer
Elizabeth Klein, Class of 2018 Child Feeding Practices in New York State
Terry LiClass of 2017 MICa Qualitative Research
Erin MulvihillClass of 2018 Breastfeeding and Maternal Nutrition in South Asia
Salma Mutwafy, Class of 2017 MICa Prenatal Supplementation
Olivia Olson, Class of 2016 SUN Tanzania project
Kathryn Shanelle Quizon, Class of 2018 Breastfeeding and Maternal Nutrition in South Asia
Tracey Rosa, Class of 2015 Child Feeding Practices in New York State
Natalie RosseauClass of 2016 MICa Qualitative Research
Rie SeuClass of 2017 One Health for Babies and Livestock
Kelsey SklarClass of 2017 Child Feeding Practices in New York State; Healthy Children, Healthy Families; MICa Qualitative Research
Megan Szpak, Class of 2016 Child Feeding Practices in New York State; Healthy Children, Healthy Families
Hiwet Tzehaie, Class of 2018 MICa Qualitative Research; The ASTUTE Project
Athena WongClass of 2019 MICa Qualitative Research