Edward Frongillo


Public Health

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Professor Frongillo conducts research globally to learn how to improve the growth, development, feeding, care, and survival of infants and young children.  He leads research on the measurement, determinants, and consequences of household and child food insecurity, most recently conducting research with colleagues and students giving voice to the experiences of food insecurity by children.  His research program also aims to understand how to advance policy and programs for improving nutrition and development. He has expertise in validation of measures, policy and program evaluation, and design and analysis of longitudinal studies.  Professor Frongillo received his 1991 Ph.D. in Biometry (1991), M.S. in Biometry (1987), and M.S. in Nutrition (1981) from Cornell University in Biometry, and Sc.B in Biology (1975) from Brown University.