Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Susana Matias

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Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist
Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology
225 Morgan Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
(510) 642-0980
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Biography

Susana Matias is a Cooperative Extension Specialist in the Department of Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology (NST) at the University of California, Berkeley. She earned a Ph.D. in Epidemiology with Designated Emphasis in International and Community Nutrition from UC Davis, and completed graduate and undergraduate studies in Psychology at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Her research interests include maternal and child nutrition, immigrant health, food security, obesity and diabetes prevention, nutritional and behavioral interventions, implementation science and evaluation research. Prior to joining NST, Dr. Matias was an Assistant Project Scientist in the Department of Nutrition at the University of California, Davis.

Specialty

Nutrition

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Kac, G.; Arnold, C. D.; Matias, S. L.; Mridha, M. K.; Dewey, K. G. (2019). "Gestational weight gain and newborn anthropometric outcomes in rural Bangladesh." Matern Child Nutr: e12816.
  • Ullah, M. B.; Mridha, M. K.; Arnold, C. D.; Matias, S. L.; Khan, M. S. A.; Siddiqui, Z.; Hossain, M.; Paul, R. R.; Dewey, K. G. (2019). "Newborn physical condition and breastfeeding behaviours: Secondary outcomes of a cluster-randomized trial of prenatal lipid-based nutrient supplements in Bangladesh." Matern Child Nutr: e12844.
  • Dewey, K. G.; Matias, S. L.; Mridha, M. K.; Arnold, C. D. (2019). "Nutrient supplementation during the first 1000 days and growth of infants born to pregnant adolescents." Ann N Y Acad Sci
  • Ullah, M. B.; Mridha, M. K.; Arnold, C. D.; Matias, S. L.; Khan, M. S. A.; Siddiqui, Z.; Hossain, M.; Dewey, K. G. (2019). "Provision of Pre- and Postnatal Nutritional Supplements Generally Did Not Increase or Decrease Common Childhood Illnesses in Bangladesh: A Cluster-Randomized Effectiveness Trial." J Nutr 149(7): 1271-1281.
  • Matias, S. L.; Mridha, M. K.; Young, R. T.; Hussain, S.; Dewey, K. G. (2018). "Daily Maternal Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplementation with 20 mg Iron, Compared with Iron and Folic Acid with 60 mg Iron, Resulted in Lower Iron Status in Late Pregnancy but Not at 6 Months Postpartum in Either the Mothers or Their Infants in Bangladesh." J Nutr 148(10): 1615-1624.
  • Mridha, M. K.; Matias, S. L.; Arnold, C. D.; Dewey, K. G. (2018). "Factors associated with nutritional status and dietary practices of Bangladeshi adolescents in early pregnancy." Ann N Y Acad Sci
  • Matias, S. L.; Mridha, M. K.; Young, R. T.; Khan, M. S. A.; Siddiqui, Z.; Ullah, M. B.; Vosti, S. A.; Dewey, K. G. (2018). "Prenatal and Postnatal Supplementation with Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Reduces Anemia and Iron Deficiency in 18-Month-Old Bangladeshi Children: A Cluster-Randomized Effectiveness Trial." J Nutr 148(7): 1167-1176.
  • Harding, K. L.; Matias, S. L.; Mridha, M. K.; Moniruzzaman, M.; Vosti, S. A.; Hussain, S.; Dewey, K. G.; Stewart, C. P. (2017). "Adherence to recommendations on lipid-based nutrient supplement and iron and folic acid tablet consumption among pregnant and lactating women participating in a community health programme in northwest Bangladesh." Matern Child Nutr 13(1)
  • Mridha, M. K.; Matias, S. L.; Paul, R. R.; Hussain, S.; Khan, M. S. A.; Siddiqui, Z.; Ullah, B.; Sarker, M.; Hossain, M.; Young, R. T.; Arnold, C. D.; Dewey, K. G. (2017). "Daily Consumption of Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Containing 250 mug Iodine Does Not Increase Urinary Iodine Concentrations in Pregnant and Postpartum Women in Bangladesh." J Nutr 147(8): 1586-1592.
  • Harding, K. L.; Matias, S. L.; Mridha, M. K.; Vosti, S. A.; Hussain, S.; Dewey, K. G.; Stewart, C. P. (2017). "Eating down or simply eating less? The diet and health implications of these practices during pregnancy and postpartum in rural Bangladesh." Public Health Nutr 20(11): 1928-1940.
  • Matias, S. L.; Vargas-Vasquez, A.; Bado Perez, R.; Alcazar Valdivia, L.; Aquino Vivanco, O.; Rodriguez Martin, A.; Novalbos Ruiz, J. P. (2017). "Effects of lipid-based nutrient supplements v. micronutrient powders on nutritional and developmental outcomes among Peruvian infants." Public Health Nutr 20(16): 2998-3007.
  • Matias, S. L.; Mridha, M. K.; Tofail, F.; Arnold, C. D.; Khan, M. S.; Siddiqui, Z.; Ullah, M. B.; Dewey, K. G. (2017). "Home fortification during the first 1000 d improves child development in Bangladesh: a cluster-randomized effectiveness trial." Am J Clin Nutr 105(4): 958-969.
  • Dewey, K. G.; Mridha, M. K.; Matias, S. L.; Arnold, C. D.; Cummins, J. R.; Khan, M. S.; Maalouf-Manasseh, Z.; Siddiqui, Z.; Ullah, M. B.; Vosti, S. A. (2017). "Lipid-based nutrient supplementation in the first 1000 d improves child growth in Bangladesh: a cluster-randomized effectiveness trial." Am J Clin Nutr 105(4): 944-957.
  • Adams, K. P.; Ayifah, E.; Phiri, T. E.; Mridha, M. K.; Adu-Afarwuah, S.; Arimond, M.; Arnold, C. D.; Cummins, J.; Hussain, S.; Kumwenda, C.; Matias, S. L.; Ashorn, U.; Lartey, A.; Maleta, K. M.; Vosti, S. A.; Dewey, K. G. (2017). "Maternal and Child Supplementation with Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements, but Not Child Supplementation Alone, Decreases Self-Reported Household Food Insecurity in Some Settings." J Nutr 147(12): 2309-2318.
  • Mridha, M. K.; Matias, S. L.; Paul, R. R.; Hussain, S.; Sarker, M.; Hossain, M.; Peerson, J. M.; Vosti, S. A.; Dewey, K. G. (2017). "Prenatal Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Do Not Affect Pregnancy or Childbirth Complications or Cesarean Delivery in Bangladesh: A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Effectiveness Trial." J Nutr 147(9): 1776-1784.
  • Mridha, M. K.; Matias, S. L.; Chaparro, C. M.; Paul, R. R.; Hussain, S.; Vosti, S. A.; Harding, K. L.; Cummins, J. R.; Day, L. T.; Saha, S. L.; Peerson, J. M.; Dewey, K. G. (2016). "Lipid-based nutrient supplements for pregnant women reduce newborn stunting in a cluster-randomized controlled effectiveness trial in Bangladesh." Am J Clin Nutr 103(1): 236-49.
  • Matias, S. L.; Mridha, M. K.; Paul, R. R.; Hussain, S.; Vosti, S. A.; Arnold, C. D.; Dewey, K. G. (2016). "Prenatal Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements Affect Maternal Anthropometric Indicators Only in Certain Subgroups of Rural Bangladeshi Women." J Nutr 146(9): 1775-82.
  • Matias, S. L.; Dewey, K. G.; Quesenberry, C. P., Jr.; Gunderson, E. P. (2014). "Maternal prepregnancy obesity and insulin treatment during pregnancy are independently associated with delayed lactogenesis in women with recent gestational diabetes mellitus." Am J Clin Nutr 99(1): 115-21.
  • Matias, S. L.; Stoecklin-Marois, M. T.; Tancredi, D. J.; Schenker, M. B. (2013). "Adherence to dietary recommendations is associated with acculturation among Latino farm workers." J Nutr 143(9): 1451-8.
  • Matias, S. L.; Nommsen-Rivers, L. A.; Dewey, K. G. (2012). "Determinants of exclusive breastfeeding in a cohort of primiparous periurban peruvian mothers." J Hum Lact 28(1): 45-54.
  • Gunderson, E. P.; Matias, S. L.; Hurston, S. R.; Dewey, K. G.; Ferrara, A.; Quesenberry, C. P., Jr.; Lo, J. C.; Sternfeld, B.; Selby, J. V. (2011). "Study of Women, Infant Feeding, and Type 2 diabetes mellitus after GDM pregnancy (SWIFT), a prospective cohort study: methodology and design." BMC Public Health 11: 952.
  • Matias, S. L.; Nommsen-Rivers, L. A.; Creed-Kanashiro, H.; Dewey, K. G. (2010). "Risk factors for early lactation problems among Peruvian primiparous mothers." Matern Child Nutr 6(2): 120-33.

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