Muzi Na, Ph.D., M.H.S.

 Muzi  Na, Ph.D., M.H.S.

Position

  • Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Department of Nutrition

Contact

Education

Ph.D., Nutritional Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
M.H.S., Biostatistics,  Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD

Research Interests

Dr. Na's research interests include food insecurity and socio-behavioral risk factors in relation to maternal and child nutrition and health. With background in biostatistics, she is also interested in the methodology and application of big data analytics and simulation techniques using nationally representative nutrition/health data. 

Publications

Na M, Gross, AL, Lewis BL, Talegawkar SA, Palmer AC. (2015). Internal validity of the Food Access Survey Tool in assessing household food insecurity in rural Zambia. Food Security,1-10. [Abstract]

Na M, Jennings L, Talegawkar SA, West KPJ, Ahmed S. (2015). Association between women’s empowerment and infant and child feeding practices in low and middle-income countries: an analysis of Demographic and Health Surveys. Public Health Nutrition, 1-11. [PubMed]

Na M, Gross A, West KPJ. (2015). Validation of the Food Access Survey Tool to assess household food insecurity in rural Bangladesh. BMC Public Health, 15:863. [PubMed]

Jennings, L., Na, M., Cherewick, M., Hindin, M., Mullany, B., & Ahmed, S. (2014). Women's empowerment and male involvement in antenatal care: analyses of Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) in selected African countries. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 14(1), 297. [PubMed]

Zhang F, Na M, Zhong X. (2008).The Relationship between Selenium Deficiency and Virus Infection and the Possible Mechanism of Emerging Virus Diseases, a Review from the Aspect of Etiology of Keshan Disease. Chinese Journal of Endemiology, 27(3):90-92.