Keith West, Jr., DrPH MPH

Position(s)

George G. Graham Professor of Infant and Child Nutrition

School(s)

International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health

Personal Website

SciVal Website Link
Current Courses Link

international health, micronutrients, vitamin A, maternal and child nutrition, international nutrition, nutritional epidemiology, retinol, beta-carotene, child mortality, maternal mortality, child health, maternal health, anthropometry, community trials, Bangladesh, Nepal, OpenCourseWare

  • Sommer A, West KP Jr. Vitamin A Deficiency: Health, Survival and Vision. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

  • West KP Jr. Famine. In: Caballero B, Allen L, Prentice A (eds). Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, 2nd edition. Oxford: Elsevier Ltd, 2005;2:169-177.

  • West KP Jr. Vitamin A deficiency and interventions. In: Caballero B, Allen L, Prentice A (eds). Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, 2nd edition. Oxford: Elsevier Ltd, 2005;4:348-358.

  • West KP Jr, Caballero B, Black RE. Nutrition. In: Merson MH, Black RE, Mills AJ (eds), International Public Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies. 2nd edition. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 2006;5:187-272.

  • West KP Jr, Gernand AD, Sommer A. Vitamin A in nutritional anemia. In: Kraemer K, Zimmermann MB (eds), Nutritional Anemia. Basel, Switzerland: Sight and Life, 2007;10:133-153.

People

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...
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Projects

Mpilonhle

Mpilonhle brings multi-dimensional services to adolescents in rural South Africa. Its objective is to reduce the very high...

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Building an Enabling Environment for Vaccines in India...

This project, now in its second phase, aims to create an enabling environment for vaccines in India and contribute to...

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Nutrition Innovation Lab

"Poshan", which means good nutrition in Nepali is ongoing research that involves two interlinked large-scale research studies...

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Identification and Enumeration of Pathogens in Drinking...

CWH researchers are using polymerase chain reaction and mass spectrometry technologies to develop a microbial isolation and...

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