Upcoming Nutrition Seminars



Heads up: Next WIP is Feb 19th

Interprofessional Lecture

Karen Sokal-Gutierrez, MD, MPH
Clinical Professor, UC Berkeley/UCSF
Monday, March 2
Noon – 1:00pm
G411- Koury Oral Health Sciences Building

Dr. Karen Sokal-Gutierrez is a physician trained in pediatrics, preventive medicine, and public health, with a focus on maternal-child health. She received her BS degree from Yale University, MD from University of California San Francisco, and MPH from University of California Berkeley. She has worked as a physician in community health clinics, public health program administrator, consultant to child care and preschool programs, and writer for a parenting website. She is a Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program and School of Public Health where she teaches medical students, public health graduate students and undergraduate students. Her work focuses on improving early childhood health. She is active in advocacy as a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has worked in global health for over 30 years, including for the past 10 years leading a family of studies on children’s oral health and nutrition in El Salvador, Ecuador, Peru, Vietnam, Nepal and India.

Sponsored by School of Dentistry Dean’s Office, School of Dentistry Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Gillings Global Gateway, Gillings School of Global Public Health Department of Nutrition, the Multi-disciplinary Interest Group and Gamma Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha, and UNC Global.


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