Adjunct Associate Professor of International Nutrition
Eduardo Villamor’s research focuses primarily on the study of nutritional determinants of maternal and child health with the use of epidemiologic methods. His current research interests span a wide range of topics at the intersection of nutritional, reproductive, and infectious diseases epidemiology. They include studies of the impact of maternal obesity on pregancy outcomes, the influence of perinatal and early life exposures on immunity in the offspring, the burden and etiology of childhood obesity in countries with atypical patterns of development, and the role of nutritional factors on outcomes related to infectious diseases.
Villamor has lived and conducted research in the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, where he currently serves as co-principal investigator of the NHLBI-Global Health Initiative Center of Excellence for the prevention of chronic disease in Mesoamerica and the Dominican Republic.
He is associate editor of the journal Public Health Nutrition.
University of Michigan School of Public Health
DrPH, Harvard School of Public Health (Epidemiology and Nutrition)
MPH, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
MD, National University of Colombia