Elizabeth Yakes-Jimenez, Ph.D., R.D.

Assistant Professor, Nutrition/Dietetics and Family and Community Medicine
Department of Individual, Family and Community Education (IFCE)
University of New Mexico
Hokona Hall, Room 150
Albuquerque, NM  87131
(505) 277-9612

Research interests:

Dr. Yakes-Jimenez’ interests are in the areas of international and community nutrition, nutritional epidemiology, health/wellness policy development and implementation and evaluation of community-based programs.

Most recent article published:

Joanne E. Arsenault, Elizabeth A. Yakes, M. Munirul Islam, Mohammad B. Hossain, Tahmeed Ahmed, Christine Hotz, Bess Lewis, Ahmed Shafiqur Rahman, Kazi M. Jamil, and Kenneth H. Brown. Very low adequacy of micronutrient intakes by young children and women in rural Bangladesh is primarily explained by low food intake and limited diversity. Journal of Nutrition, 2013; 143: 197-203.  

Degrees and Programs:

Western Partners traineeships are available in conjunction with the MS in Nutrition and the Dietetic Internship program at UNM. More information is available at the program website: http://coe.unm.edu/departments/ifce/nutrition-and-dietetics.html  

Research Opportunities:

Contact Elizabeth Yakes-Jimenez at eyjimenez@unm.edu to discuss maternal and child health research opportunities. 

2013-2014 Trainee:

Ingrid Hernandez

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