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Sera wins the Mead Award!

Sera has received the prestigious Margaret Mead Prize, given jointly by the Society for Applied Anthropology and the American Anthropological Association in recognition of exemplary skills in broadening the impact of anthropology. For more info, see the recent Chronicle story.  

Geophagy documentary filming in Ithaca

A film crew making a documentary about geophagy, called Eat White Dirt came to Ithaca to interview Sera and Dr. Kimberly O’Brien about their work on pica.

Our new publications from September, 2013


Our review on the role of food insecurity in adherence to HIV recommendations has been published in AIDS & Behavior.


foodinsecurityOur review on measuring food insecurity is out in Advances in Nutrition.

Public radio show about geophagy

The public radio program Big Picture Science interviewed Sera about her research on pica.

Data collection starts in Mozambique, and more

Começando Saudável (“Starting Off Healthy”), Roseanne’s performance-based incentives intervention in partnership with CARE Mozambique, launched in August. This one-year pilot is engaging health center staff, community volunteers, and traditional birth attendants in improving delivery of prevention of vertical transmission of HIV services to pregnant and