Mentor - Kim Hekimian, PhD

Kim Hekimian

Thematic Areas: Education, Maternal and Child Health, Adolescent Health, Non-Communicable Diseases, Nutrition and Food Insecurity

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Kim Hekimian, PhD, is the Associate Director of Education for the Program for Education in Global and Population Health and Assistant Professor of Nutrition in Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition) and the Institute of Human Nutrition at Columbia University. Dr. Hekimian received her PhD in Health Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health with a concentration in Behavioral Science and Health Education. Her research has focused on feeding practices of infants and children in Armenia.

Mentored Summer Research Project in 2023

Mentored Summer Research Project in 2022

Mentored Summer Research Project in 2021

Exploring the Impact of COVID-19 on Breastfeeding in Armenia
Students: Lotanna Ezenekwe (VP&S) and Helen Woolcock (VP&S)

Mentored Summer Research Projects in 2020

Mentored Summer Research Project in 2019

Developing a Valid Measure of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Regarding Prevention of Dental Caries Among Adult Caregivers of Children 2-6 Years old in Berd, Armenia
Student: Liana Aslanyan - College of Dental Medicine, Class of 2022