Prof. Homero Martinez
Homero Martinez is a clinical pediatrician (Mexico) with a Ph.D. in International Nutrition (Cornell University) and posdoctoral training in Medical Anthropology (University of Florida and University of Connecticut) and Epidemiology (Johns Hopkins University). Dr. Martinez’s research has focused on different aspects of public health nutrition, including different micronutrient deficiencies, life-style interventions to prevent overweight and obesity, nutritional and hydration management of children with acute diarrhea, and nutritional interventions for people living with HIV/AIDS. Dr. Martinez has also been involved with the design, collection, and analysis of large-scale epidemiological surveys. Dr. Martinez has held various teaching positions, and has published over 130 peer-reviewed articles, 54 book chapters, and edited 13 books, with over 2,500 citations to his work.