Christine McDonald, Sc.D.

Christine McDonald

Assistant Scientist, Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Assistant Visiting Researcher, Department of Nutrition


Research Interests

Dr. McDonald’s research is primarily based in global health nutrition with an emphasis on the design and evaluation of interventions to prevent and treat maternal and child undernutrition in resource-limited settings. Specific topics of interest include: zinc nutrition, child growth and development, and environmental enteric dysfunction.