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Public Health Nutrition Editorial Board

Please find the PHN Editor-in-Chief and Deputy Editor Conflict of Interest Statements here.


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Dr Charlotte Evans
University of Leeds, UK
Keywords: diet quality (in children and adolescents), evaluation of nutrition policies and programmes, RCTs and quasi-experimental trials analysing diet behaviour change, systematic reviews and meta-analysis of diet behavioural change

Editorial Office

Alice Gooch, Peer Review Administrator

Jennifer Lindsay-Smith (Mrs.)
Peer Review Administrator

Deputy Editors

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Asst. Professor Dr Geeta Appannah
Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Keywords: dietary patterns, dietary tracking over the lifecourse, determinants of dietary intake, dietary cost, diet quality, weight loss/change intervention, childhood obesity

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Dr Kaleab Baye
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Keywords: micronutrient status, mineral bioavailability, complementary feeding, dietary intake assessment

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Dr Sonia Blaney
Université de Moncton, Canada
Keywords: infant, young child and woman nutrition, determinants of undernutrition, nutrition program planning, double burden, international nutrition, public nutrition, adolescent nutrition, food systems

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Professor Mona S. Calvo
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, USA
Keywords: vitamin D, dietary phosphorus intake, dietary calcium, nutrient requirements for bone health, chronic kidney disease, mushrooms as functional foods, food fortifications

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Professor Mieke Faber
South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Keywords: food based interventions to address micronutrient malnutrition, dietary intake assessment, food security, infant and young child feeding

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Dr William Johnson
Loughborough University, UK
Keywords: child growth, development, puberty, stunting, obesity, body composition, multilevel growth curve model, growth mixture model, growth charts, birth cohort studies, longitudinal data, life course epidemiology, secular trends, cross-cohort research, socioeconomic inequality, cardiometabolic health

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Dr Cindy Leung
University of California, USA
Keywords: food insecurity, federal food assistance programs, child obesity, diet quality, nutrition policy

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Dr Rebecca Pradeilles
IRD (French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development), MoISA Unit, France
IFPRI (International Food Policy Research Institute), NDH unit, USA
Keywords: infant and maternal nutrition, diet, malnutrition in all its forms, public health, nutritional epidemiology, food environment, low- and middle-income countries

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Dr Pierre Traissac
IRD (French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development), MoISA Unit, France
Keywords: epidemiology, nutritional epidemiology, biostatistics, LMICs, nutritional status/adiposity measurement, non communicable diseases, risk factors, socio-economic factors, gender, evaluation of nutrition interventions

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Dr Christina Vogel
University of Southampton, UK
Keywords: food environment and food systems research, nutritional epidemiology, behaviour change intervention research, maternal/child nutrition, dietary and social inequalities, food and nutrition policy

Review Editor

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Dr Amin Salehi-Abargouei
Sahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Keywords: nutritional epidemiology, systematic-reviews, meta-analyses

Statistical Editors

Dr Tulsi Adhikari

Dr Tulsi Adhikari
National Institute of Medical Statistics, India

Dr George Agogo

Dr George O. Agogo
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kenya

Dr Jorg Huber

Dr Jorg Huber
University of Brighton, UK

Dr Rebecca Leech

Dr Rebecca Leech
Deakin University, Australia

Dr Anna Lipert

Dr Anna Lipert
University of Lodz, Poland

Dr Michael Widener

Dr Michael Widener
University of Toronto, Canada

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Professor Xavier Barber Vallés
Miguel Hernández University, Spain
Keywords: Bayesian statistics, spatio-temporal models, machine learning & deep learning, longitudinal models

Associate Editors

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Dr Naser Alsharairi
Griffith University, Australia
Keywords: non-communicable disease prevention; maternal and child nutrition; determinants of dietary patterns; nutrition-related behaviour change theories; gut microbiota in health and disease; dietary supplements use; polyphenols/flavonoids and human health; longitudinal data analysis

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Dr Adeladza Kofi Amegah
University of Cape Coast, Ghana
Keywords: nutritional epidemiology, vitamin D, pregnancy outcomes, cardiovascular outcomes

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Dr Khor Ban Hock
Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Keywords: non-communicable diseases, diet and diseases, dietary assessment, dietary patterns

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Dr Larissa Baraldi
University of Campinas, Brazil
Keywords: Nutritional epidemiology, Dietary surveys, Dietary intake, Child/adolescent nutrition, Dietary guidelines, Dietary patterns, Diet Quality

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Professor Vassiliki Benetou
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Keywords: nutritional epidemiology, chronic disease epidemiology, cancer, cardiovascular disease, osteoporotic fractures, infant nutrition, breastfeeding, dietary patterns, Mediterranean diet, childhood obesity, food-based dietary guidelines, healthy ageing

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Dr Angela Carriedo
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Keywords: Public health and food policy expert, Non-communicable diseases global crisis, epidemiology , commercial determinants of health, Policy analysis and public health research methods and policy and program evaluation (design, process, formative and impact), Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies for public health with robust experience in qualitative methods (focus groups, observations, questioners, photo-voice, and interviews), Community-based participatory research, programme evaluation, and social marketing for public health, Social Marketing interventions, Child and mother nutrition

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Dr Ben Chrisinger
University of Oxford, UK
Keywords: food environment; welfare; policy evaluation; mixed-methods research

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Dr Annalijn Conklin
The University of British Columbia, Canada
Keywords: diet quality, obesity, social context, economic factors, gender-based analysis, nutritional epidemiology, multilevel modelling

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Dr Zhaoli Dai-Keller
UNSW Sydney, Australia
Keywords: Nutritional epidemiology, healthy ageing, public health guidelines, vitamin D, dietary fibre, and commercial influence on nutrition research.

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Dr Shanong Dang
Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Keywords: Medicine and Health Sciences, Nutrition, Public health and epidemiology, Health care

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Dr Subhasish Das
International centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Keywords: nutritional Epidemiology, dietary diversity, food insecurity, perinatal nutrition, Nutrition-infection interaction

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Professor Hélène Delisle
University of Montreal, Canada
Keywords: public health nutrition, international nutrition, food systems, nutrition transition, malnutrition, double burden of malnutrition, nutrition of immigrants, aboriginal groups, NCDs (metabolic syndrome; diabetes; CVD), obesity assessment and prevention, program evaluation

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Dr Anniza De Villiers
South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Keywords: qualitative studies, theory based behavior change interventions, childhood obesity, school health and nutrition environment, community based interventions, hypertension

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Professor Muhammad Ali Dhansay
South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Keywords: paediatric and child health and nutrition, maternal nutrition, micronutrients, public health nutrition, global health, human rights and ethics, nutritional epidemiology, anthropometric assessment, growth monitoring, conflicts of Interest and engagement with commercial role players, health and nutritional policy engagement, implementation and analysis

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Dr Warren Dodd
University of Waterloo, Canada
Keywords: global health, food security, ecological determinants of health, social determinants of health, rural development

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Dr Shauna Downs
Rutgers School of Public Health, USA
Keywords: food environments, sustainable diets, food policy, food systems

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Dr Elizabeth Dunford
The George Institute for Global Health, Australia
Keywords: food labelling, food databases (or nutrient databases), sodium, food supply, nutrition labels

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Dr Megan Ferguson
The University of Queensland, Australia
Keywords: food security, food supply, retail interventions, food policy, Indigenous health, qualitative studies, mixed methods studies

Dr Sina Gallo
University of Georgia,USA
Keywords: Vitamin D among pregnant women and infants, Dietary assessment methods among children, Breastfeeding and infant feeding, US federal food assistance programs , Randomized clinical trials, Systematic reviews and meta-analyses

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Dr Cindy George
South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Keywords: epidemiology, non-communicable disease, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, diabetes

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Dr Constance Gewa
George Mason University, USA
Keywords: maternal dietary practices, child dietary practices, behavior change, dietary assessment methods

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Dr Allison Hodge
Cancer Epidemiology Division, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia and Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Melbourne, Australia
Keywords: cancer, epidemiology, dietary assessment, dietary intake, diabetes

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Dr Richard Hoffman
University of Hertfordshire, UK
Keywords: Mediterranean diet, ready meals/convenience foods/processed foods, phytochemicals, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant nutrients in public health, food preparation and agricultural practices, dietary patterns, sustainable diets, cancer

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Dr Paula Horta
Federal University of Minas, Brazil
Keywords: Dietary intake, Epidemiology, Food marketing, Food environment, Public health

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Dr Brittany Johnson
Flinders University, Australia
Keywords: children and families, unhealthy food intake, school food, behaviour change theory, intervention design (e.g. behaviour change wheel) and protocols, systematic reviews / evidence synthesis, intervention coding (e.g. behaviour change techniques, mapping strategies)

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Dr Rebecca Kanter
University of Chile, Chile
Keywords: food environment, agriculture, Latin/Central America, nutritional epidemiology, nutrition transition

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Professor Tilakavati Karupaiah
Taylor's University, Malaysia
Keywords: human nutrition, food environment, noncommunicable diseases, renal nutrition, cardiometabolic nutrition

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Dr Liisa Korkalo
University of Helsinki, Finland
Keywords: pre-school aged children, day-care meals, food services, vegan diet, vegetarian diet, food consumption, micronutrient intake, sources of micronutrients, validity of dietary assessment, use of food composition data in dietary assessment, food photographs

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Dr Marleen Lentjes
Örebro University, Sweden
Keywords: : dietary assessment, validation studies, dietary supplements, health education

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Professor Una MacIntyre
University of Pretoria, South Africa
Keywords: dietary assessment, portion size estimation aids, dietary intakes, nutritional assessment, infant and child nutrition

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Dr Koutatsu Maruyama
Ehime University, Japan
Keywords: nutritional epidemiology, cardiovascular diseases and their risk factors, dietary assessment, eating behaviours

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Dr Maria Gabriela Matias de Pinho
Amsterdam UMC, The Netherlands
Keywords: epidemiology, nutrition, dietary patterns, obesity, cardio-metabolic disease prevention, food environment, GIS, exposome

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Dr Angélica Ochoa-Avilés
Universidad de Cuenca, Ecuador
Keywords: dietary intake, physical activity, sedentary behavior, dietary assessment, children, adolescents, health prommotion

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Dr Daniela Penafiel
Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral (ESPOL), Ecuador
Keywords: rural sociology, human nutrition, children nutrition education, eating behaviour, poverty, food technology, indigenous / traditional eating

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Dr Aurora Perez-Cornago
University of Granada, Spain
Keywords: adiposity, body composition, nutritional Epidemiology, dietary intake, dietary assessment, dietary patterns, cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity

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Dr Peter von Philipsborn
LMU University of Munich, Germany
Keywords: Food environments and policies, The politics of public health nutrition (i.e. the political process, and other political factors influencing food policy-making), Healthy and sustainable food systems, Systematic reviews, Qualitative and survey research, Policy analysis

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Dr Carmen Piernas
University of Oxford, UK
Keywords: nutritional epidemiology, dietary patterns, dietary intake, dietary interventions, body composition, cardiovascular disease, obesity, food/nutrition policy

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Dr Vundli Ramokolo
South African Medical Research Council, South Africa
Keywords: child growth, HIV, infant feeding, food access, epidemiology

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Dr Fernanda Rauber
University of Sao Paolo
Keywords : Nutritional epidemiology, food consumption, food processing, ultra-processed foods, dietary patterns, dietary quality, dietary guidelines

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Dr Malcolm Riley
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
Keywords: chronic disease epidemiology, dietary intake measurement, diet and diabetes, diet and nutrition in Asia, nutrition security

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Dr Raquel Schincaglia
Federan University of RIo de Janeiro
Keywords : Nutrition, Child Nutrition (including breastfeeding and complementary food), Children development, Nutritional surveys, Child supplementation of micronutrients, Food intake assessment, Non-communicable diseases (Obesity, Chronic kidney disease, diabetes, hypertension, breast cancer), Food security, Food environment, Statistical analysis

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Dr Natasha Tasevska
Arizona State University, USA
Keywords: dietary assessment, dietary biomarkers, dietary validation, nutritional epidemiology, diet and disease, diet and cancer, carbohydrates/sugars

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Dr Lana Vanderlee
Laval University, Canada
Keywords: food environment, food policy, food labelling, food industry, population-health interventions

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Dr Eliseu Verly-Jr
Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil
Keywords: Dietary assessment: measurement error, usual intakes, food and nutrient intakes. Epidemiology: surveys, statistical analysis, prevalence of inadequacy Economics: food prices, diet cost, sustainable and affordable diets, impacts of dietary interventions

Associate Professor Helen Vidgen
Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Keywords: defining, conceptualising and measuring food literacy, food skills, cooking and food preparation , the implementation of community and public health nutrition programs, community and public health nutrition workforce, regulatory frameworks to address public health nutrition

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Associate Professor Pattanee Winichagoon
Mahidol University, Thailand
Keywords: Maternal and child nutrition: micronutrients (esp. iron and anemia), infant and young child feeding, community-based interventions, public health nutrition

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Dr Amy Yau
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Keywords: social determinants of diet, health inequalities, food advertising, evaluation of health policies, food purchasing behaviour and food insecurity

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Dr Cai-Xia Zhang
Sun Yat-sen University, China
Keywords: nutritional epidemiology, non-communicable disease epidemiology, cancer epidemiology