UNC Human Biology Lab Presents at the HBAs in New Orleans!

Last week the UNC Human Biology Lab presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Human Biology Association in New Orleans. See below for a complete list of our presentations.


Isa Godinez Katie Barrett

Achsah Dorsey  Gioia Skeltis Rachel WilburHannah Jahnke Jacob Griffin

Podium Sessions:

Effects of early life fecal pathogen exposure on the gut microbiome in children from Galapagos, Ecuador. K Houck, AL Thompson, M Sorensen


Birth practices and infant immune development in Ecuador. AL Thompson, H Jahnke, K Houck

Care and rising rate of Cesarean-section in Ecuador. H Jahnke, K Houck, ME Bentley, AL Thompson

Iron and morbidity among toddlers in Lima, Peru. A Dorsey, AL Thompson, M Penny, R Kleinman, C Duggan

Genetic risk, salt consumption, and effects on blood pressure in Filipino women. I Godinez, LS Adair, AL Thompson

The impact of social support on infant feeding outcomes among Latino families in North Carolina. K Barrett, AL Thompson, K Perreira, ME Bentley

A study of nutritional transition among indigenous populations in the Ecuadorian Amazon. G Skeltis, M Sorensen, F Lu

Maternal knowledge of HIV and breastfeeding practices in Kigali, Rwanda. K Riggle, P Mugwaneza, A Asiimwe, EA Bobrow

Association of C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, adiponectin, and body composition to cardiometabolic risk in indigenous Siberians. J Griffin, M Sorensen, AP Barsukov, TM Klimova

The impact of social determinants of health on gastrointestinal infectious disease burden: results from the China Health and Nutrition Survey. R Wilbur, A Aiello, AL Thompson