The weekly seminar in International and Community Nutrition is a forum to discuss new research and topics related to international and community nutrition. Seminars are held Wednesdays from 12:10-1:00 pm in the Foster Room (1138 Meyer Hall). They are open to the public and students may register for academic credit (NUT 291 section 1). The current seminar schedule is below. Webcasts of seminars will be posted after the event as they become available. Seminars from previous academic years are available via the left hand side menu. This page will contain the current academic year of seminars (Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Spring 2018).

Fall 2017



Reina Engle-Stone, Charles Stephensen, and Christine McDonald

PICN Faculty, UC Davis     
Research Faculty Overviews


Allen, Dewey, Vosti10/4/17

Lindsay H. Allen, Kathryn G. Dewey, and Steve Vosti

PICN Faculty, UC Davis     
Research Faculty Overviews


Stewart, Prado, Haskell10/11/17

Christine Stewart, Elizabeth Prado, and Marjorie Haskell

PICN Faculty, UC Davis     
Research Faculty Overviews



Caitlin French10/18/17

Caitlin French

PhD Candidate, UC Davis
Overview of issues arising from measurement error in dietary recall data and statistical methods to address it.
Discussion of two recent articles, led by Caitlin French


Charles Arnold and Rebecca Young10/25/17

Charles Arnold and Rebeca Young

PICN Statisticians, UC Davis
Transparent and Open Research Principles



Cassie Chandler11/1/17

Cassie Chandler

Senior Global Manager, Health, The Grameen Foundation  
Empowering Poor, Marginalized Women in Rajasthan for Improved, Gender-Equitable Household Nutrition: An Overview of Results


Gilberto Kac11/8/17

Gilberto Kac

Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janiero
Research Overview



Reina Engle-Stone11/15/17

Reina Engle-Stone

Assistant Professor, UC Davis
Weighing the risks of excessive vs insufficient intakes of vitamins and minerals delivered through public health interventions


Kendra Byrd11/22/17

Kendra Byrd

Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Davis
The challenges and benefits of integrating nutrition, child development, and sanitation messages: An overview of the RINEW project


Jennifer Falbe11/29/17

Jennifer Falbe

Assistant Professor, UC Davis
Community organizing and municipal policy for health equity: Healthy retail and soda taxes



Elizabeth Prado12/6/17

Elizabeth Prado

Assistant Professor, UC Davis
Associations and effects of increased hemoglobin in infants and preschool children on growth, development and chronic disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis