Mariela Contreras

Affiliated Researcher at Department of Women's and Children's Health, International Maternal and Child Health (IMCH); International Child Health and Nutrition

Visiting address:
MTC-huset, Dag Hammarskjölds väg 14B, 2 tr
752 37 Uppsala
Postal address:
Akademiska sjukhuset
751 85 UPPSALA

Short presentation

Bsc in Nutritional Sciences, Msc in International Health

Research and professional experience

Mariela Contreras is a PhD candidate at International Maternal and Child Health (IMCH) and works within the collaboration with the university in León, Nicaragua. Her PhD thesis involves evaluation of aspects of women’s care of their children and the association with infant feeding practices and child malnutrition. Her main supervisor is Eva-Charlotte Ekström. Mariela Contreras has a nutrition background and a master in International Health, which she also obtained from IMCH, Uppsala University.

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Mariela Contreras