Rebecca Kanter



Rebecca Kanter, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Nutrition Department at the University of Chile. She was previously a research fellow at the University of Chile's Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA). In 2014, Dr. Kanter was a visiting research fellow in the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH) and with the Nutrition Group in the Department of Population Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Dr. Kanter’s current teaching and research focuses on the linkages between public health nutrition and agriculture. She takes great interest in the agri-health related risk factors for human health and public health nutrition, such as (obesogenic) food environments and gender disparities, particularly in Latin America. She has previously worked in Brazil, Mexico, and Guatemala and on many multi-Latin American country research studies. In 2012, she participated in the 6th Latin American Workshop in Leadership in Nutrition held by the Latin American Nutrition Society (SLAN). Dr. Kanter is also an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expert on data management for developing countries.

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