Elizabeth Bontrager

Elizabeth BontragerResearcher (Former Employee)

As a researcher with Feinstein, Elizabeth was involved in a number of projects on livelihoods, nutrition, and humanitarian futures. Her main project was an impact evaluation of a Concern Worldwide program, which aimed to increase community and household resilience to shocks in eastern Chad. Also at Tufts, she worked with a team from the Friedman School on an impact and cost-effectiveness evaluation of the USAID-funded “Food by Prescription” program in Ethiopia.

Elizabeth holds an M.S. in food policy and applied nutrition from Tufts University.

Feinstein Publications

Food by Prescription Measuring the Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Prescribed Food on Recovery from Malnutrition and HIV Disease Progression among HIV+ Adult Clients in Ethiopia

Great strides have been made over the last 20 years in the long-term management of HIV infection in developing countries, resulting in improved immune function, reduced mortality, and prolonged survival….

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