Research Associate Professor of Global Health, Emory University

Dr. Helena Pachón is a public health nutritionist with over 15 years of work experience in research and programs to address malnutrition particularly in low- and middle-income countries. Currently, she supports food fortification in her capacity as Senior Nutrition Scientist for the Food Fortification Initiative (FFI). At FFI, Dr. Pachón collates or generates evidence on the public health impact of wheat flour, maize flour and rice fortification. With her FFI colleagues, she also provides technical assistance to country counterparts in fortification advocacy, monitoring and evaluation. Dr. Pachón completed her nutrition doctoral training at Cornell University and her Master of Public Health at Harvard University. She has an appointment at Emory University as Research Associate Professor in the Hubert Department of Global Health in the Rollins School of Public Health.

Experience

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    Research Associate Professor of Global Health, Emory University