Behavioral Nutrition Lab
Karina Lora, PhD, RD
Jasmine Charter-Harris, MPH
The role that lifestyle modifications and behavior change have in chronic disease and obesity prevention. Social determinants of health, especially among underserved populations and prevention of obesity-related chronic diseases.
Reading, walking, going to museums
Parent's eating habits influence on children's dietary choices
Food as medicine approaches; Produce Prescriptions and Medically Tailored Meals.
Cooking, walking by the monuments, exploring museums
Social determinants of health in underserved populations, food access, food insecurity
Cooking and baking, running, listening to podcasts and exploring coffee shops in DC!
Eating disorders among female athletes and the impact of a plant-based diet for weight loss strategies.
Soccer, cooking, traveling
Maria Hayes Navas
Hispanic fathers’ role in child feeding, feeding practices, nutrition education.
Running and biking, especially through the trails in DC. I also enjoy painting and singing.
The Infant Toddler Feeding Practices Study-2: Understanding WIC Participation and Nutrition Outcomes for Toddlers and Children.
Hispanic Men Study 2: A Mapping Approach to Understand Unhealthy Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviors
Hispanic Men Study 1: Development of a Weight-Loss Behavioral Intervention
Caregivers Gendered Preferences for Content and Delivery Methods of Nutrition Education
Parenting Practices and Adolescents Food Preferences during Independent Eating Occasions
Healthy Readers Newsletter
If you would like to access the nutrition newsletters, contact Dr. Lora at [email protected]
Citation: Stacey B Viera, Nikita Vivekanandan, Marshall Cheney, Daisy Le, Karina R Lora. Hispanic caregivers' preferences for content, delivery methods, and sources of nutrition education from their child's preschool: Qualitative research findings. Nutr Health. 2023 Jan 13
The mission of the GW Master of Public Health (MPH) Public Health Nutrition program is to train the next generation of health professionals to integrate nutrition into all aspects of public health practice. Graduates will contribute to the development and improved efficacy of health programs related to nutrition, health promotion, and disease prevention. In addition, the MPH in Public Health Nutrition degree coursework helps professionals to evaluate the best nutrition-related interventions to use at the community, national, and global levels.
The MPH in Public Health Nutrition at GW is a 45-credit program that full time students can complete in five semesters. The program provides flexible course offerings, which allows students to take up to 15 credits online.
Please visit the Master of Public Health in Public Health Nutrition website here
For further information, please contact the program director, Dr Lora, at [email protected]