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Nutrition Publications


Andresen E, Bilukha OO, Menkir Z, Gayford M, Kavosa M, Wtsadik M, et al. Notes from the field: malnutrition and elevated mortality among refugees from South Sudan - Ethiopia, June-July 2014. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014. 63(32): 700-701.

Bilukha OO, Jayasekaran D, Burton A, Faender G, King'ori J, Amiri M, et al. Nutritional status of women and child refugees from Syria-Jordan, April-May 2014. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2014. 63(29): 638-639.

Navarro-Colorado C, Mahamud A, Burton A, Haskew C, Maina GK, Wagacha JB, et al. Measles outbreak response among adolescent and adult Somali refugees displaced by famine in Kenya and Ethiopia, 2011. Journal of Infectious Diseases 2014. 210(12): 1863-1870. (PDF) [193 KB, 8 Pages]


Lutfy C, Cookson ST, Talley L,Rochat R. Malnourished Children in Refugee Camps and Lack of Connection with Services After US Resettlement. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 2013. 1-7. (PDF) [186 KB, 7 Pages]

Nichols EK, Talley LE, Birungi N, McClelland A, Madraa E, Chandia AB, et al. Suspected Outbreak of Riboflavin Deficiency among Populations Reliant on Food Assistance: A Case Study of Drought-Stricken Karamoja, Uganda, 2009-2010. PLoS ONE 2013. 8(5).


Bilukha O, Prudhon C, Moloney G, Hailey P,Doledec D. Measuring anthropometric indicators through nutrition surveillance in humanitarian settings: Options, issues, and ways forward. Food and Nutrition Bulletin 2012. 33(2): 169-176.

Rah JH, Depee S, Kraemer K, Steiger G, Bloem MW, Spiegel P, et al. Program experience with micronutrient powders and current evidence. Journal of Nutrition 2012. 142(1): 191S-196S. (PDF) [534 KB, 6 Pages]

Salama P, Moloney G, Bilukha OO, Talley L, Maxwell D, Hailey P, et al. Famine in Somalia: Evidence for a declaration. Global Food Security 2012. 1: 13-19.

Talley L, Boyd E, el Sharief F, Blanton C, OmerAli M, AbdEl Rahman MMO. Prevention of Acute Malnutrition During the Lean Season: Comparison of a Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplement and an Improved Dry Ration, South Darfur, Sudan. A quasi-Experimental Study. Journal of Nutritional Disorders and Therapy 2012. 2(3). (PDF) [978 KB, 6 Pages]


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Notes from the field: malnutrition and mortality--southern Somalia, July 2011. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2011. 60(30): 1026-1027.


Talley L, Salama P. Short report: assessing field vaccine efficacy for measles in famine-affected rural Ethiopia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2003. 68(5): 545-546. (PDF) [40 KB, 2 Pages]


Woodruff BA, Duffield A. Anthropometric assessment of nutritional status in adolescent populations in humanitarian emergencies. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2002. 56(11): 1108-1118. (PDF) [133 KB, 11 Pages]


Salama P, Assefa F, Talley L, Spiegel P, van Der Veen A, Gotway CA. Malnutrition, measles, mortality, and the humanitarian response during a famine in Ethiopia. JAMA 2001. 286(5): 563-571.


Salama P, Spiegel P, Van Dyke M, Phelps L,Wilkinson C. Mental health and nutritional status among the adult Serbian minority in Kosovo. JAMA 2000. 284(5): 578-584.


Hassan K, Sullivan KM, Yip R, Woodruff BA. Factors associated with anemia in refugee children. Journal of Nutrition 1997. 127(11): 2194-2198. (PDF) [291 KB, 5 Pages]


Dowell SF, Toko A, Sita C, Piarroux R, Duerr A,Woodruff BA. Health and nutrition in centers for unaccompanied refugee children. Experience from the 1994 Rwandan refugee crisis. JAMA 1995. 273(22): 1802-1806.


Toole MJ, Waldman RJ. Refugees and displaced persons. War, hunger, and public health. JAMA 1993. 270(5): 600-605.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Famine-affected, refugee, and displaced populations: recommendations for public health issues. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 1992. 41(RR-13): 1-76.


Toole MJ, Nieburg P, Waldman RJ. The association between inadequate rations, undernutrition prevalence, and mortality in refugee camps: case studies of refugee populations in eastern Thailand, 1979-1980, and eastern Sudan, 1984-1985. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 1988. 34(5): 218-224.