Irene Tsai wins second place at the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Poster Competition at Experimental Biology!

Congratulations to Irene Tsai (an Undergrad in Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell 2016) and co-authors whose poster “Food Insecurity is Associated with Depression and Stress Among a Cohort of Pregnant Kenyan Women of Mixed-HIV status” received Second Place and a $300 travel grant in the American Society For Nutrition’s Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Poster Competition. The gist of our work is that¬†probable depression and higher perceived stress were associated with food insecurity in Pith Moromo, our pregnancy cohort in western Kenya.¬†image1