Faculty

Anju Aggarwal

Affiliate Assistant Professor, Epidemiology


anjuagg@uw.edu

Education

PhD International Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2011
MSc Nutrition, Delhi University (India), 2003
BSc Nutrition, Delhi University (India), 2003

Contact


anjuagg@uw.edu

Center for Public Health Nutrition
Box 353410
327 Raitt Hall
Seattle, WA 98195
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Bio

Dr. Aggarwal is a Nutritional Epidemiologist. A graduate in International Health from Johns Hopkins University, she is particularly interested in examining underlying drivers of food choices and dietary intakes across high and low/middle income countries. She is interested in identifying strategies to address barriers to healthy eating. She is a leading member of the food environment research team at the Center for Public Health Nutrition at UW, and an active member of the Food Environment Working group led by The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in the UK – an Initiative to conceptualize and expand the food environment research to low and middle-income countries.

Dr. Aggarwal brings expertise and extensive experience in implementing multimillion dollar epidemiological research studies, fostering interdisciplinary and multi-institution collaborations, development of study instruments and protocols, statistical data analyses, and developing peer-reviewed publications for well renowned journals.

Research Areas

Research Interests

Dr. Aggarwal’s current research brings economic and geographic dimensions to the field of nutrition epidemiology. She is focusing on: a) interactions among socioeconomic, psychosocial, and environmental drivers of food choices and their collective impact on diet quality; b) developing novel methods to characterize food environment across high and low/middle income countries in relation to malnutrition; c) leveraging latest technologies to assess diets and health behaviors, and d) cultivating the concept of nutrition resilience in the United States.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Rehabilitation of Phthisis Bulbi using Thick Scleral Shell Prosthesis.
(2022 Jul-Sep)
Int J Appl Basic Med Res 12(3): 217-219
Vijayan A, Aggarwal A, S Khurana PR, Sinha T

Sleep Disorders and Quality of Life in Children with Cerebral Palsy.
(2022 Jun 21)
Indian J Pediatr
Samota P, Singh A, Aggarwal A, Malhotra R

Effect of trans retinoic acid on patients with oral submucous fibrosis-randomized single-blind monocentric study.
(2021 Sep-Dec)
J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 25(3): 411-416
Gupta A, Kumar S, Srivastava P, Rathi VC, Saxena S, Aggarwal A

Oral health status and microbial load of Streptococcus mutans in children with Cerebral palsy in a tertiary care hospital in Delhi.
(2021 Apr-Jun)
J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 39(2): 214-220
Kaushal D, Kalra N, Khatri A, Tyagi R, Singh NP, Aggarwal A, Saha R

Antiseizure Drug Levels in Children Aged 2-12 Years Presenting With Breakthrough Seizures: A Single Center Cross-sectional Study.
(2021 Sep 15)
Indian Pediatr 58(9): 850-852
Garg R, Aggarwal A, Sharma S, Narang M, Malhotra R

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