Author: Marie McGrath, Dr. Andrew Mertens
FEX 63 South Asia Special Edition: An interview with Dr. Andrew Mertens, UC Berkeley School of Public Health, on recently published papers on growth failure.
In this podcast, Marie McGrath speaks to Dr. Andrew Mertens, a postdoctoral scholar at the UC Berkeley Center for Targeted Learning and a lecturer at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Andrew is the lead author of some fascinating research, examining patterns of growth failure that we have summarized in the Field Exchange edition, part of the knowledge integration initiatives of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which includes a database of millions of participants and studies in child birth growth and development. Summaries of the particular papers mentioned in this podcast can be found here and here.