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Lucy Nduta Thairu (PhD)

Membership Status:
Alumni

Home Country:
Kenya

Institution:
Cornell University

Current Address:
Division of Nutritional Sciences
222 Savage Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-6301

Phone:
(607) 255-7574

Fax:
(607) 255-1033

E-mail:
lnt 3@cornell.edu


Education
· Candidate, Ph.D. International Nutrition (Cornell University) concentration in Anthropology and Epidemiology
· Msc International Nutrition (Cornell University)
· Msc Biochemistry (Universite de Nantes, France)
· Diploma in French-English Business Translation (Alliance Française, Paris)
· Diploma in French Studies: Literature, Civilization & History of Art ((Université de Nantes, France)

Current Research
· Relationship between care of the newborn (first month of life), neonatal health and neonatal morbidity

Selected Publications
Infant feeding options for mothers with HIV: using women’s insights to guide policies
http://www.unsystem.org/scn/Publications/HorwitzLecture/lecture_no_5.htm

Pelto GH, Levitt E, Thairu L (2003): Improving infant feeding practices: current patterns, common constraints and designs of interventions. Food and Nutrition Bulletin vol 24, no. 1. The United Nations University http://www.inffoundation.org/FNB/FNBindexNEW.html

 

 

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