Dr Beth Imhoff-Kunsch
Dr Beth Imhoff-Kunsch is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Emory University in the United States of America, where she received an MPH in international health and a PhD in nutrition.
Dr Imhoff-Kunsch's doctoral dissertation work focused on the effect of maternal DHA supplementation in pregnancy on infant health outcomes, and she has published several articles on this topic. Before receiving her PhD, she worked as an epidemiologist in the Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr Imhoff-Kunsch's current work, funded by the Gates Foundation, examines the efficacy of nutrition interventions in pregnancy aimed at improving maternal, neonatal and child health outcomes. She is also currently working with FANCAP in Guatemala to evaluate the potential nutritional impact of fortification of staple foods in Central America. Her research interests include maternal and child nutrition, and nutrition and infection.