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Margrethe Horlyck-Romanovsky

Assistant Professor
Health and Nutrition Sciences

Location: 4110a Ingersoll Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x2753
Fax: 718.951.4670
Email:   Margrethe Horlyck-Romanovsky's Web site

Assistant Professor, Health and Nutrition Sciences at Brooklyn College. A public health nutrition professional committed to addressing intra-ethnic health disparities among populations of African descent. Her mixed methods research examining intra-ethnic risk profile research in New York City, compares risk factors, health behaviors and disease profiles of African Americans, African-born Blacks and Afro-Caribbeans. During her postdoc at the NIH she studied cardiometabolic risk profiles and diabetes prediction algorithms among African-born Blacks. She is well versed in nutritional epidemiology and dietary acculturation, specifically among Afro-Caribbeans and Africans living in New York city.
Dedicated to mentoring the next generation of nutrition and epidemiology researchers she engages students directly in her research activities including community assessments, shoe-leather neighborhood mapping, electronic health records analysis and qualitative interviews.

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