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Emma Tzioumis, PhD

Dr. Emma Tzioumis

Emma Tzioumis, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition

Emma Tzioumis is an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and a Research Scientist at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. She is interested in maternal and child nutrition, globally and locally. Her research includes the dual burden of malnutrition, complementary feeding practices, and maternal experiences in the perinatal period. She is involved in ongoing efforts to support and advance women in academia and improve faculty well-being.

Representative Courses

NUTR745: International Nutrition

NUTR765: Nutritional Epidemiology (previously NUTR813)


PhD, Nutrition, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, 2017

MPH, International Health, Boston University, 2011

BS, Bioengineering, Syracuse University, 2004

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