Crystal Karakochuk


I am a Registered Dietitian with a strong interest in maternal child nutrition and global health. I have worked as a Clinical Dietitian at BC Children’s Hospital and internationally with the United Nations (Rwanda, Malawi, Ethiopia, Timor-Leste, Italy, New York) in operations research, humanitarian aid, and nutrition programming. My research is focused on maternal and child nutrition, micronutrient deficincies, hemoglobin and iron status, and inherited blood disorders.

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Academic Institution Affiliation: University of British Columbia (UBC)
Academic Institution Position/Title: Assistant Professor
Academic Affiliation Faculty: Department of Food, Nutrition, and Health, Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Hospital/Health Centre Affiliation Position: Investigator, BC Children's Hospital, Women's Health Research Institutue
Degree(s): PhD, MSc, BSc
Research areas of interest:
Maternal and child nutrition, Clinical dietetics, Micronutrients, Global health
Research Themes:
Maternal & Fetal Health Newborn Health
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