Dr Andrea L S Bulungu is a public health nutrition researcher based in Uganda, and Research Assistant Professor with the E3 Nutrition Lab at the Brown School of Washington University in St Louis. Andrea's work focuses on research methods and interventions for addressing the drivers of maternal and child nutrition in resource-poor settings.
She is a long-time nutrition consultant for the World Bank, and has also consulted for ILRI, ICF International, and FAO, among others. Andrea has experience working on nutrition programming in Cambodia, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Madagascar, Myanmar, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Uganda.
She holds a Ph.D. from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, a master's degree in public health from Washington University in St Louis, and a bachelor's degree in art from Indiana University.
Bulungu, A. L. S., Palla, L., Nambooze, J., Priebe, J., Forsythe, L., Katic, P., Varley, G., Galinda, B. D., Sarah, N., Wellard, K., & Ferguson, E. L. (2023). Automated wearable cameras for improving recall of diet and time use in Uganda: a cross-sectional feasibility study. Nutrition Journal, 22(1), 7. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12937-022-00828-3
Bulungu, A. L. S., Palla, L., Priebe, J., Forsythe, L., Katic, P., Varley, G., … Ferguson, E. L. (2022). Validation of an automated wearable camera-based im-age-assisted recall method and the 24-hour recall method for assessing women’s time allocation in a nutritionally vulnerable population: The case of rural Uganda. Nutrients, 14, 1833. https://doi.org/10.3390/nu14091833.
Kimere, N.C., Nambooze, J., Lim, H., Bulungu, A.L.S., Wellard, K., Ferguson, E.L. (2022). A food-based approach could improve dietary adequacy for 12-23-month-old Eastern Ugandan children. Maternal & Child Nutrition.
Bulungu, A. L. S., Palla, L., Priebe, J., Forsythe, L., Katic, P., Varley, G., … Ferguson, E. L. (2020). Validation of a life-logging wearable camera method and the 24-hour diet recall method for assessing maternal and child dietary diversity. British Journal of Nutrition, 1–32. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114520003530
Spray, A. L., Eddy, B., Hipp, J. A., & Iannotti, L. (2013). Spatial analysis of undernutrition of children in Léogâne Commune, Haiti. Food & Nutrition Bulletin, 34(4), 444–461.
Subandoro, A. W., Okamura, K., Mehta, M., Wang, H., Ahluwalia, N., Finkel, E., Bulungu, A. L. S., Dinsa, G., Okara, L., & Wilson, S. (2022). Positioning Nutrition with Universal Health Coverage: Optimizing Health Financing Levers(Health, Nutrition, and Population (HNP) Discussion Paper). The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank.
Spray, A.L. (2018). Evolution of Nutrition Policy in Senegal. Analysis & Perspective: 15 Years of Experience in the Development of Nutrition Policy in Senegal. The World Bank.
Spray, A.L. (2016). Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition: Report on the Proceedings of the Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs, 2015. The World Bank.
Spray, A.L. (2016). Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition: Compendium of Case Studies Prepared for the Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs, 2015. The World Bank.