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Infant Care Project Research Team

The Infant Care Project, based at the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), brings together an interdisciplinary team of experts in nutrition, anthropology, epidemiology, developmental psychology, pediatrics, and biostatistics from several institutions.

Principal Investigator

Margaret E. Bentley, Ph.D., Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, UNC-CH

Co-Investigators

Linda S. Adair, Ph.D., Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, UNC-CH

Anna Maria Siega-Riz, Ph.D., Department of Maternal and Child Health and Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, UNC-CH

Barbara Davis Goldman, Ph.D., Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, UNC-CH

Lorraine C. Taylor, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, UNC-CH

Jean C. Hamilton, Ph.D., Carolina Population Center, UNC-CH

Consultants

Leann L. Birch, Ph.D., Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University

Jennifer O. Fisher, Ph.D., USDA Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center

Maureen Black, Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Chirayath Suchindran, Ph.D., Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, UNC-CH

Barbara Laraia, Ph.D., Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, UNC-CH

Mary Crowson, Ph.D., Center for Developmental Science, UNC-CH

Michelle Mendez, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Lisa Sacco, Ph.D.

Project Manager

Judith B. Borja, Ph.D.

Project Staff

Field Research Supervisor / Lead Ethnographer: Kenitra Carby-Shields

Anthropometry / Dietary Supervisor: Sonali Rege

Interviewers:

Kathy Borron

Chiquila Hargrove

Jennifer Hodgkinson

Marva Woodward

Research Staff:

DeZyre Dennis

Karah Fazekas

Deborah Pringle

Heather Morrow-Almeida

Recruiter: Vanessa Copeland

Graduate Research Assistant: Monal Shroff

Programmers

Karin Gleiter, Ph.D.

Mary Jane Hill