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Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez

Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez is a Research Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine and the Director of Envision NM at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. She is also the Director of the Nutrition Research Network for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is a pediatric registered dietitian with a master's degree in public health nutrition from Case Western Reserve University and PhD in epidemiology with a designated emphasis in community and international nutrition from the University of California, Davis. She has expertise in the design, implementation and analysis of clinical and community-based research, evaluation and quality improvement projects and has provided technical assistance for projects collecting dietary intake data in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Tanzania, Rwanda, Guatemala and the United States.