Seminars 2015-2016

Below are the seminar schedules for the 2015-2016 academic year (Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Spring 2016)

Spring 2016

Naomi Fugakawa

4/20/16

Naomi Fugakawa, M.D., Ph.D.

Center Director, USDA, ARS Beltsville, Maryland Human Nutrition Research Center    
Air pollution and metabolic dysfunction
Seminar Video

Shirley Luckhard

4/27/16

Shirley Luckhart, Ph.D.

Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine
Department of Entomology and Nematology, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Global malaria elimination and eradication – a perspective on the science and challenges behind these  efforts
Seminar Video

Alex Brito

5/4/16

Alex Brito, Ph.D.

Nutritionist, USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, UC Davis    
New directions in vitamin B12 deficiency research. From diagnostics to international nutrition
Seminar Video

Mary Arimond

5/11/16

Mary Arimond, M.S.

UC Davis Project Manager for the International Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Project (iLiNS)
Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women of Reproductive Age: Introducing A Guide for Measurement
Seminar Video

Lindsay Allen

5/18/16

Lindsay Allen, Ph.D., R.D.

Director of the USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center, UC Davis    
The Mothers, Infants and Lactation Quality (MILQ) study
Seminar Video

Sridevi Krishnan

5/25/16

Sridevi Krishnan, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scientist, USDA ARS Western Human Nutrition Research Center,  UC Davis     
WHNRC’s Dietary Guidelines Study; how to measure the effects of a dietary pattern
Seminar Video

Spring 2016 Seminars not Recorded

3/30/16
Edye Kuyper, M.S., Nutrition Advisor, UC Davis CA&ES International Programs Office
Effective Nutrition Promotion within Agricultural Extension

4/13/16
Christopher Golden, Ph.D., Research Associate, Harvard University, Dept. of Nutrition
The effect of wildlife and fisheries declines on human nutrition

Winter 2016

Guy Marino

1/6/16    

Guy-Marino Hinnouho

Postdoctoral Scholar, UC Davis, Dept. of Nutrition, Lao Zinc Study
Metabolically Healthy Obesity and Risk of Chronic Diseases
Seminar Video

Amy Pickering

1/13/16

Amy Pickering

Stanford University, Senior Fellow, Center for Innovation in Global Health
Sanitation and child growth: new evidence from a community-led sanitation intervention in rural Mali
Seminar Video

Teresa Steele

1/27/16    

Teresa Steele

Associate Professor, Chancellor's Fellow, Evolutionary Anthropology Wing Chair, UC Davis Dept of Anthropology    
The Evolution of Human Diets from an Archaeological Perspective
Seminar Video

Christine Stewart

2/3/16

Christine Stewart

Associate Professor
UC Davis Department of Nutrition, Program in International and Community Nutrition
The Sustainable Development Goals: where does nutrition fit in?
Seminar Video

Elizabeth Maga

2/10/16

Elizabeth Maga

Adjunct Professor, UC Davis Department of Animal Science    
Determining how milk can influence intestinal health in a pig model of malnutrition
Seminar Video

Alexandra Greenwald

2/17/16    

Alexandra Greenwald

PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, UC Davis    
Breastfeeding, Weaning, and Early Childhood Diet in Prehistoric California Hunter-Gatherers
Seminar Video

Winter 2016 Seminars not Recorded

1/20/16
Steve Vosti
Adjunct Professor, UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics
Optimization Modeling for Informing MN Intervention Program Decisions: Addressing Efficiency and Equity Concerns in the Context of Cameroon

2/24/16
Sonja Hess, Associate Research Nutritionist, UC Davis Program in International Nutrition
The Niger Maternal Nutrition Project – what next?”

Fall 2015


Steve Vosti

9/30/15

Kathryn Dewey, Robert Hijmans, Steve Vosti, Christine Stewart, UC Davis PICN

Research Overviews by PICN Faculty: Robert Hijmans, Steve Vosti & Christine Stewart
Seminar Video

Reina Engle-Stone

10/7/15    

Lindsay Allen, Reina Engle-Stone, Kay Dewey

Research Overviews by PICN Faculty: Lindsay Allen, Reina Engle-Stone, Kay Dewey
Seminar Video

Charles Stephensen

10/14/15

Elizabeth Prado, Ryan Wessells, Charles Stephensen     

Research Overviews by PICN Faculty Elizabeth Prado, Ryan Wessells, Charles Stephensen
Seminar Video

Elizabeth Mitchum

10/21/15

Elizabeth Mitcham

Director, UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center    
Enhancing consumption of fruits and vegetables
Seminar Video

Carrie Waterman

10/28/15

Carrie Waterman

Rutgers University, Dept of Plant Biology and Pathology
Meet Moringa: A medicinal superfood ready for development
Seminar Video

Kay Dewey

11/18/15

Kay Dewey

Distinguished Professor, Director, UC Davis PICN
The Rang-Din Nutrition Study: Effectiveness of home-fortification approaches in the first 1000 days for preventing maternal and child undernutrition 
Seminar Video

Fall 2015 Seminars not Recorded

11/4/15
Anne Williams, Postdoctoral Fellow,Emory University
Effectiveness of a behavior change intervention to improve maternal dietary diversity in the context of a cluster randomized trial in rural Kenya

11/25/15
Deanna Olney, IFPRI, Washington, DC
Preventing Malnutrition in children under 2 years of Age (PM2A): IFPRI studies in Guatemala and Burundi

12/2/15
Shasha Jumbe, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Healthy Birth, Growth and Development Knowledge Integration