Junia Nogueira de Brito
PhD, MPH, MBA
Dr. de Brito is an assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. de Brito is a social-behavioral epidemiologist and a trained dietitian. Her research focuses on investigating the interplay of structural and social determinants of health and health-related behaviors that contribute to obesity and cardiometabolic health disparities among children and families of racialized and other marginalized groups.
Physical activity and sedentary behaviors, eating behaviors, mental health, pediatric obesity, cardiometabolic health, health disparities, mHealth, device-based measures, life course epidemiology, mixed-methods.
Social and behavioral epidemiology, social determinants of health, eating behaviors, physical activity and sedentary behaviors, cardiometabolic health, pediatric obesity, maternal and child health, positive deviance, green spaces, and health disparities.
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