Debbie L Humphries PhD, MPH

Clinical Instructor in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Departments & Organizations

Office of International Medical Student EducationSchool of Public Health: Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases: Vector-borne; Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS; Global Health ConcentrationCappello Lab

Research Interests

Hookworm infection; nutrition and susceptibility to infection; food security; practice based community health research; community research capacity more...


  • M.P.H., University of Michigan/Ann Arbor, 1992
  • Ph.D., Cornell University, 1996

Selected Publications

  • Smith, L., Conroy, K., Hongmei, W., Rui, L., Humphries, D. (2013) Portion size variably affects food intake of 6-year-old and 4-year-old children in Kunming, China. Appetite 69:31-8. PMID: 23702260
  • Humphries, D., Simms, B., Davey, D., Otchere, J., Quagraine, J., Terryah, S., Newton, S., Berg, E., Harrison, L., Boakye, D., Wilson, M., Cappello, M. (2013) Hookworm infection among school age children in Kintampo North Municipality, Ghana: Nutritional risk factors and response to albendazole treatment. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 89(3):540-8. PMID: 23836564
  • Humphries, D., J. Behrman, B. Crookston, K Dearden, W. Schott, M. Penny. 2014. Households Across All Income Quintiles, Especially the Poorest, Increased Animal Source Food Expenditures Substantially During Recent Peruvian Economic Growth. PLoS One.



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