Amber J Hromi-Fiedler PhD, MPH

Associate Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Research Interests

Food insecurity; nutrition in emergencies; prenatal nutrition


Selected Publications

  • Pérez-Escamilla R., Dessalines M., Finnigan M., Pachón H., Hromi-Fiedler A., Gupta N. Household Food Insecurity Is Associated with Childhood Malaria in Rural Haiti. Journal of Nutrition. 139(11):2132-8, 2009.
  • Hromi-Fiedler A., Bermúdez-Millán A., Segura-Pérez S., Pérez-Escamilla R. Household food insecurity is associated with depressive symptoms among low-income pregnant Latinas. Maternal & Child Nutrition. ;7(4):421-430, Oct 2011; Epub Aug 23,2010.
  • Dhokarh R., Pérez-Escamilla R., Himmelgreen D., Peng, Y., Segura-Pérez S., Hromi-Fiedler A. Food Insecurity is Associated with Acculturation and Social Networks in Puerto Rican Households. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 43(4):288-94, Jul-Aug 2011; Epub Oct 16,2010.
  • Fitzgerald N., Hromi-Fiedler A., Segura-Pérez S., Pérez-Escamilla R. Food insecurity is related to increased risk of type 2 diabetes among Latinas. Ethnicity and Disease. 21:328-334, Summer 2011.
  • Hromi-Fiedler A., Bermúdez-Millán A., Segura-Pérez S., Pérez-Escamilla R. Nutrient and food group intakes differ among Latina subgroups during pregnancy. Public Health Nutrition. Jun 23:1-11, 2011 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Bermúdez-Millán A., Damio G., Cruz J., D’Angelo K., Segura-Pérez S., Hromi-Fiedler A., Pérez-Escamilla R Stress and the Social Determinants of Maternal Health among Puerto Rican Women: A CBPR approach. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 22 (4): 1315–1330, Nov 2011.

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