Harriet Okronipa

Harriet Okronipa

Unit
Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Nutrition

1339 Meyer
Bio
Education
  • B.Sc., University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
  • M.Sc., McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Research interests

Dr. Okronipa’s research interests are mainly in the area of maternal and child nutrition and health. Her specific research interests include: infant feeding practices and their impact on child growth and risk of overweight; taste and food preferences in children and adults, and their impact on dietary practices and health outcomes; programs or interventions to reduce the consumption of sweet snacks and sugar-sweetened beverages especially among low income communities; micronutrient interventions; and interventions to reduce undernutrition and overnutrition especially in low income settings.