Hubert Department of Global Health Faculty

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Reynaldo Martorell  

Updated: 10/31/2012    [update]
Professor (Graduate Faculty)

Robert W. Woodruff Professor of International Nutrition

Department of:
Hubert Department of Global Health

Emory University
1599 Clifton Road, NE, Room 6-407
Atlanta, GA 30322
rmart77@emory.edu
tel: 404-727-9854
fax: 404-727-9745

PhD, 1973, University of Washington
 
Additional Appointment(s):
Senior Advisor, Global Health Institute
PhD program in Nutrition and Health Sciences
 
Courses Taught:
GH 549: Human Nutrition II
GH 552: Elim Of Micronutrient Malnutr
 
Areas of Interest/Research:
Evaluation
Global Health
Maternal and Child Health
Nutrition
 
Selected Publications:
Engle PL, Black MM, Behrman JR, Cabral de Mello M, Gertier PJ, Kapiriri L,
Martorell, R
.
, Young ME; International Child Development Steering Group
Strategies to avoid the loss of developmental potential in more than 200 million children in the developing world.
Lancet
, 369(9557): 229-42, 2007.
 
Martorell, R
.
, Horta BL, Adair LS, Stein AD, Richter L, Fall CH, Bhargava SK, Biswas SK, Perez L, Barros FC, Victora CG (COHORTS group)
Weight gain in the first two years of life is an important predictor of schooling outcomes in pooled analyses from five birth cohorts from low- and middle-income countries
J Nutr
, 140(2): 348-354, 2010.
 
Hoddinott J, Maluccio JA, Behrman JR, Flores R,
Martorell, R
.
Effect of a nutrition intervention during early childhood on economic productivity in Guatemalan adults.
Lancet
, 37(9610): 411-6, 2008.
 
Victora CG, Adair L, Fall C, Hallal PC,
Martorell, R
.
, Richter L, Sachdev HS, for the Maternal & Child Undernutrition Study Group
Maternal and child undernutrition 2: consequences for adult health and human capital.
Lancet
, 371(9609): 340-57, 2008.
 
Adair LS,
Martorell, R
.
, Stein AD, Hallal PC, Sachdev HS, Prabhakaran D, Wills AK, Norris SA, Dahly DI, Lee NR, Victora CG.
Size at birth, weight gain in infancy and childhood, and adult blood pressure in 5 low- and middle-income-country cohorts; when does weight gain matter?
Am J Clin Nutr
, 89(5): 1383-92, 2009.
 
Huang C, Li Z, Wang M,
Martorell, R
.
Early life exposure to the 1959-1961 Chinese famine has long-term health consequences.
J Nutr
, 140(10): 1874-8, 2010.
 
Pongcharoen T, DiGirolamo AM, Ramakrishnan U, Winichagoon P, Flores R,
Martorell, R
.
Long-term effects of iron and zinc supplementation during infancy on cognitive function at 9 years of age among northeast Thai children: A follow-up study.
Am J Clin Nutr
, 93(3): 636-643, 2011.
 
Grant F, Suchdev P, Flores-Ayala R, Cole C, Ramakrishnan U, Ruth L,
Martorell, R
.
Correcting for inflammation changes estimates of iron deficiency among rural Kenyan preschool children.
J Nutr
, 142(1): 105-11, 2012.
 
Martorell, R
.
, Young MF.
Patterns of stunting and wasting: potential explanatory factors.
Adv Nutr
, 3(2): 227-233, 2010.
 
Pongcharoen T, Ramakrishnan U, DiGirolamo AM, Winichagoon P, Flores R, Singkhornard J,
Martorell, R
.
Influence of prenatal and postnatal growth on intellectual functioning in school-aged children.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med
, 166(5): 411-416, 2012.
 
Mason JB, Saldanha LS, Ramakrishnan U, Lowe A, Nozensky EA, Girard AW, McFarland DA,
Martorell, R
.
Opportunities for improving maternal nutrition and birth outcomes: synthesis of country experiences.
Food Nutr Bull
, 33(S2): S104-S137, 2012.
 
Victora CG, Barros FC, Assunção MC, Restrepo-Méndez MC, Matijasevich A,
Martorell, R
.
Scaling up maternal nutrition programs to improve birth outcomes: a review of implementation issues.
Food Nutr Bull
, 33(S2): S6-S28, 2012.
 
Martorell, R
.
, Zongrone A.
Intergenerational influences on child growth and undernutrition.
Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol
, 26(S1): S302-S314, 2012.
 
Miller G, Luo R, Zhang L, Sylvia S, Shi Y, Foo P, Zhao Q,
Martorell, R
.
, Medina A, Rozelle S.
Effectiveness of provider incentives for anaemia reduction in rural China: a cluster randomized trial.
Brit Med J
, 345: e4809, 2012.
 

For details on publications see:
.
http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=vhXPe28AAAAJ
 
Other affiliations and Activities:

* Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
* Executive Mangement Team, Flour Fortification Initiative Board of Trustees,
* Helen Keller International
* Board of Directors, Nevin Scrimshaw International Nutrition Foundation
* Advisory Board, Cornell-Tata Agicultural Nutrition Initiative in India
* Editorial Board: European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, Salud Publica de Mexico, Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutricion

 
 
Link to this page: http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/RMART77