Rollins School of Public Health | Faculty Profile
Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Reynaldo  Martorell


Faculty, Global Health

Robert W. Woodruff Professor of International Nutrition

Contact Information

Emory University ,

Atlanta , GA 30322


Phone: 404-727-9854

Fax: 404-712-8380


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Areas of Interest

  • Evaluation
  • Global Health
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Nutrition


  • PhD 1973, University of Washington

Courses Taught

  • GH 552: Globl Elimination Malnutrition

Affiliations & Activities

* Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
* Executive Mangement Team, Flour Fortification Initiative Board of Trustees,
* Helen Keller International
* Board of Directors, Nevin Scrimshaw International Nutrition Foundation
* Advisory Board, Cornell-Tata Agicultural Nutrition Initiative in India
* Editorial Board: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, Salud Publica de Mexico, Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutricion


  • , , Correcting for inflammation changes estimates of iron deficiency among rural Kenyan preschool children., J Nutr, 142(1), 105-11
  • , , Effectiveness of provider incentives for anaemia reduction in rural China: a cluster randomized trial., Brit Med J , 345, e4809
  • , , Influence of prenatal and postnatal growth on intellectual functioning in school-aged children., Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med, 166(5), 411-416
  • , , Intergenerational influences on child growth and undernutrition., Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 26(S1), S302-S314
  • , , Opportunities for improving maternal nutrition and birth outcomes: synthesis of country experiences., Food Nutr Bull, 33(S2), S104-S137
  • , , Scaling up maternal nutrition programs to improve birth outcomes: a review of implementation issues., Food Nutr Bull, 33(S2), S6-S28
  • , , Long-term effects of iron and zinc supplementation during infancy on cognitive function at 9 years of age among northeast Thai children: A follow-up study., Am J Clin Nutr, 93(3), 636-643
  • , , Early life exposure to the 1959-1961 Chinese famine has long-term health consequences., J Nutr, 140(10), 1874-8
  • , , Patterns of stunting and wasting: potential explanatory factors., Adv Nutr, 3(2), 227-233
  • , , Weight gain in the first two years of life is an important predictor of schooling outcomes in pooled analyses from five birth cohorts from low- and middle-income countries, J Nutr, 140(2), 348-354
  • , , Size at birth, weight gain in infancy and childhood, and adult blood pressure in 5 low- and middle-income-country cohorts; when does weight gain matter?, Am J Clin Nutr, 89(5), 1383-92
  • , , Effect of a nutrition intervention during early childhood on economic productivity in Guatemalan adults., Lancet, 37(9610), 411-6
  • , , Maternal and child undernutrition 2: consequences for adult health and human capital., Lancet, 371(9609), 340-57
  • , , Strategies to avoid the loss of developmental potential in more than 200 million children in the developing world., Lancet, 369(9557), 229-42