Faculty Scholar and professor of pediatrics led a trial that has resulted in changed global guidelines for therapeutic food.
Malnourished children aided by Faculty Scholars’ work
The United Nations’ food regulatory body has made some recent changes to guidelines for fatty acid content in therapeutic foods, based on the work of an Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholar and a team of researchers at Washington University School of Medicine. The study, led by Faculty Scholar and the Helene B. Broberson Professor […]
We are together in everything
Written by Sarah Wishloff, undergraduate student at Amherst College and participant in the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program How did I get here? The thought runs through my head as nurse Eleanor translates my words into Chichewa. I am leading a meeting with five village chiefs about a new research study that the […]
Global Research Site Award to project on malnutrition in Haiti
Lora Iannotti, PhD, Associate Professor at the Brown School received funding to establish a Global Research Site in Haiti to work on malnutrition. “The goal of this award from the Global Health Center is to deepen already existing links in a resource-poor settings, in order to increase the involvement of Washington University faculty and students […]
Project Peanut Butter
Project Peanut Butter works in Malawi, Sierra Leone, and Ghana to bring Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food to malnourished children.