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Yunhee Kang, PhD

  • Assistant Scientist

Departmental Affiliations

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615 N. Wolfe Street
Room W2505
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

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PhD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2015
MS, Seoul National University, 2001
BS, Seoul National University, 1998

  • Maternal and child nutrition
  • nutrition epidemiology
  • infant and young child feeding
  • dietary diversity
  • household food security
  • household survey design
  • program evaluation
  • implementation research
  • risk factor analysis, social capital

Selected publications from the last 3 years

  • Kang Y, Sinamo S, Kim S, Christian P. Effectiveness of a community-based participatory nutrition promotion program to improve child growth in eastern rural Ethiopia: a cluster randomized trial. Maternal and Child Nutrition 2017 Jan;13(1)
  • Kang Y, Cha SM, Yeo S, Christian P. Implementation, utilization, and influence of a community-based nutrition program in rural Ethiopia: Program impact pathway analysis. 2017 Aug;20(11):2004-2015
  • Kang Y, Hurley K, Ruel-Bergeron J, Oemcke R, Monclus A, Wu L, Mitra M, Phuka J, Klemm R, West K, Christian P. Household food insecurity is associated with low dietary diversity among pregnant and lactating women in rural Malawi. Public Health Nutrition 2018 Oct 31:1-9.
  • Kang Y, Aguayo V, Campbell RK, West KP Jr. Association between stunting and early childhood development among children aged 36-59 months: Findings from five Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys across South Asia. Maternal and Child Nutrition 2018 Nov;14 Suppl 4:e12684.
  • Kang Y, Aguayo V, Campbell RK, Dzed L, Joshi V, Waid J, Gupta. SD, Haselow N, West, KP Jr. Nutritional Status and Risk Factors for Stunting in Pre-school Children in Bhutan. Maternal and Child Nutrition 2018 Nov;14 Suppl 4:e12653.
  • Malawi Impact Evaluation Project
  • Maternal and Child Nutrition Situation Analysis in South Asia
  • Program Impact Pathway of Bangladesh Rajshahi Division Maternal and Child Nutrition (BRDMCN) program
  • RISING ESARO Complementary Feeding Landscape Analysis