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Cornell, Oxford to lead grants aimed at boosting iron nutrition

In an international, multi-institutional effort, Cornell’s Food Science Department will research how to increase iron and zinc absorption, thanks to a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant.

  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
Rachel Bezner Kerr speaks into a microphone, aside other panelists, in front of a wide array of country flags.

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More than 300 faculty, staff and students from Cornell and the new Cornell Global Hubs gathered Nov. 16-17 to discuss ideas for the next universitywide Global Grand Challenge.

  • Water
  • Global Development
  • Health + Nutrition
Two students stand beside their project poster which reads "Implementing Nutrition Education in Harlem, NY."

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More than 100 students presented their work on a wide array of projects aimed at improving access to public health everywhere from Tompkins County to Tanzania, as part of the 2022 Global and Public Health Experiential Learning Symposium, held...

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Health + Nutrition
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Spotlight

Meet Monica Cornejo, assistant professor, Department of Communication.
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
Mario Herrero

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Mario Herrero, a professor in the Department of Global Development and a Cornell Atkinson Scholar, has been appointed to the EAT-Lancet 2.0 leadership team to spearhead the modeling workstream.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Environment
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Speaker, Dr. Shannon Monnat

Seminar

U.S. Rural Population Health in the Context of Drug Overdoses, COVID-19, and Longer-Term Mortality Trends
Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series The U.S. rural mortality penalty is wide and growing. This talk will present an overview of trends in rural and urban mortality rates since 1990, identify where rates have increased...
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Global Development
  • Development
Speaker, Shakuntala Thilsted

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Global hunger and malnutrition rates have been increasing, exacerbated by disruptions, including climate change, conflicts and COVID-19. Over the past three years, these disruptions...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Agriculture & Food Systems
Speaker, Jesus Orozco

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Honduras is one of the five Latin-American countries with the highest malnutrition rate in Latin America. In some rural towns, more than half of the children from 6-60 months are below...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Development