PhD, Public Health, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
MS, Nutritional Sciences, University of Hawaii at Manoa
BS, Food Science, Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina (Lima, Peru)
Pia Chaparro is a public health nutritionist with training and experience in domestic and international settings, with an overarching focus on addressing social inequities in nutritional outcomes. Her specific research interests include food insecurity, food and nutrition policy, the social and environmental determinants of obesity, the nutritional impact of participating in social programs, and the double burden of malnutrition in Latin America. Prior to joining Tulane, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Health Equity Studies (Stockholm University & Karolinska Institutet) in Stockholm, Sweden, and at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (University of Essex) in the UK.
Please view Dr. Chaparro's publications on her NCBI profile here.