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Dr. Kenneth Brown: Kirksey Lecture Series
Start Date: 4/2/2019Start Time: 10:30 AM
End Date: 4/2/2019

Event Description:

Dr. Kenneth Brown, M.D., Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis

Lecture Title: Assessment and Control of Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies in Low-Income Countries: Achieving Greater Coherence in Nutrition Intervention Programs.  

Dr. Brown conducts research on the epidemiology, treatment, and prevention of childhood malnutrition in lower-income countries, including evaluation of large-scale intervention programs. Research themes include infant and young child feeding (breast feeding and complementary feeding), relationships between infection and nutrition, and control of specific micronutrient deficiencies, with particular focus on vitamin A, zinc, and iron.

Dr. Brown has previously served  as the Africa Regional Advisor for Nutrition and Child Survival for Helen Keller International, where he was involved in the design and evaluation of large-scale nutrition intervention programs.

Location Information:
Pfendler Hall 241, Dean's Auditorium
Kenneth Brown
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Free and open to the public

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