Shibani Ghosh

Shibani GhoshResearch Associate Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition

Shibani Ghosh is a public health nutritionist with more than 15 years of experience working in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. She is the Associate Director for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition at Tufts University and a Senior Scientist at the Nevin Scrimshaw International Nutrition Foundation. Her research interests include examining malnutrition in all its forms, formulating and implementing evidence based interventions targeting nutritionally disadvantaged populations and translation of innovative basic and clinical sciences research into applied community based research. Specifically, she works on understanding the agriculture-nutrition linkages, examining biological determinants of stunting (e.g. aflatoxins and their relationship to growth), diet and other non diet determinants of stunting in infants and young children and testing interventions to improve the protein and micronutrient quality of complementary foods with the aim to improve linear growth. She has worked and published in the realm of understanding the role of protein and specifically amino acids in improving growth and reducing morbidity.

Feinstein Research Projects

Feed the Future Uganda One Nutrition in Complex Environments

The One Nutrition in Complex Environments (ONCE) study tests a new way of preventing and addressing acute malnutrition through a cluster-randomized trial.

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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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