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WILHEMINA  QUARPONG

Doctoral Stud

Wilhemina is a doctoral student in the Nutrition & Health Sciences program at Emory University. With academic training in Nutrition, Food Science, and Public Health, her research interests and experience include using population-based approaches to reduce under- and over-nutrition especially among women and children in low-resource settings; and investigating how nutrition and food systems influence cardiometabolic health. Prior to joining Emory, she worked on an IDRC-funded project that focused on generating evidence for policy actions to improve the food environments of children.

Contact Information

, GA

Email: WQUARPO@emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • Adolescent Health/Child Health
  • Built Environment
  • Cardiometabolic Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity Prevention

Education

  • Bachelor of Science 2011, University of Ghana
  • Master of Public Health 2017, University of Nottingham

Affiliations & Activities

  • American Society of Nutrition

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