Global Health Research Seminar Series — The Role of Gut Health in Infant Growth and Development

1:00 pm on Monday, October 25, 2021
2:00 pm on Monday, October 25, 2021
Speaker: Dr. Jacqueline Lauer. BIO - Jacqueline M. Lauer is a public health nutritionist and Clinical Assistant Professor at Boston University’s Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, where she is a faculty collaborator in the Global Nutrition Lab. Prior to this role, she worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital and as a researcher for USAID’s Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition in Uganda. Her research centers around the environmental contributors to poor growth, nutritional status, and development among infants and young children in low-resource settings. In particular, her expertise is in the causes and consequences of environmental enteric dysfunction (EED), a subclinical, inflammatory disorder of the small intestine.