The Chronicle wrote a nice piece about our work in Uganda on maternal nutritional status and adverse birth outcomes among HIV-infected mothers.
Lua Wilkinson has published her first peer reviewed paper, entitled “Understanding Infant and Young Child Feeding Challenges in China” in the China Health Review. Congrats!
Jacqueline Rivera (Cornell ’13) has joined the group! She will be working with Roseanne Schuster on our study with CARE about the barriers to the prevention of vertical transmission of HIV in Mozambique. Welcome, Jackie!
Angela Arbach, freshly finished with her third year of medical school at Cornell Weill, will be spending the next year doing research with Barnabas in Gulu, Uganda. Welcome to the team, Angela!
Crystal Patil and I guest edited a Special Issue of the Ecology of Food and Nutrition, entitled Biocultural Considerations of Food Cravings and Aversions. Here’s what’s on tap:
- Biocultural Considerations of Food Cravings and Aversions: An Introduction Crystal L. Patil & Sera L. Young [DOI: 10.1080/03670244.2012.696007]
- Gastronomic Nostalgia: Salvadoran Immigrants’ Cravings for Their Ideal Meal Sharon L. Stowers [DOI: 10.1080/03670244.2012.696008]
- Appetite Sensations and Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy: An Overview of the Explanations Crystal L. Patil, Elizabeth T. Abrams, Alexis R. Steinmetz & Sera L. Young [DOI: 10.1080/03670244.2012.696010]
- Patterns of Nausea, Vomiting, Aversions, and Cravings during Pregnancy on Pemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania Alexis R. Steinmetz, Elizabeth T. Abrams & Sera L. Young [DOI: 10.1080/03670244.2012.696011]
- Appetite Sensations in Pregnancy among Agropastoral Women in Rural Tanzania Crystal L. Patil [DOI: 10.1080/03670244.2012.696012]
- A Biocultural Framework for Examining Maternal Cravings and Aversions among Pastoral Women in East Africa Alyson G. Young & Ivy L. Pike [DOI: 10.1080/03670244.2012.696013]