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Dr. Dania Orta-Aleman

Assistant Project Scientist
Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI)
1111 Franklin Street
11th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607
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PhD Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 2023
MPH Epidemiology/ Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley. 2017
BA Political Science, ITAM. 2014




Epidemiology/ Program Evaluation


Peer Reviewed

  • Tomori, C. (In Press). Critical Research Gaps in Treating Growth Faltering in Infants under 6 Months: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLOS Global Public Health.
  • Augustyn, Marycatherine; Haskins, Danielle; Gross, Susan; Resnik, Amy Kovar; Ducharme Smith, Kirstie; Orta-Aleman, Dania; Silbert-Flagg, JoAnne; Rosenblum, Nadine; Caulfield, Laura (2023). Maternity care experiences and breastfeeding at discharge among Maryland WIC participants: A qualitative analysis. Birth. 50. August. https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12758

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Orta-Aleman, Dania; Chelius, Carolyn; Bacon, Kassandra; Hecht, Christina; Hecht, Kenneth; Zuercher, Monica; Ritchie, Lorrene; Gosliner, W (2023). Research Brief: School Meals for All: Farm Fresh Food. Nutrition Policy Institute. June. https://ucanr.edu/sites/NewNutritionPolicyInstitute/files/385523.pdf
  • Zuercher, Monica; Bacon, Kassandra; Orta-Aleman, Dania; Hecht, Christina; Hecht, Kenneth; Ritchie, Lorrene; Gosliner, W (2023). School Meals for All in California: Perceptions of Time to Eat from Food Service Directors, Parents and Students. Nutrition Policy Institute. April. https://ucanr.edu/sites/NewNutritionPolicyInstitute/files/383408.pdf
  • Orta-Aleman, Dania; Thorne-Lyman, Andrew; Neff, Roni; Wolfson, Julia; Caulfield, Laura (2023). The Cost of Substituting Red Meat or Processed Meat for Other High-Protein Food Sources. Current Developments in Nutrition. July. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2475299123255390?via%3Dihub

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