Christine Mcdonald, ScD, MS

ScD, 05/2012 - Nutritional Epidemiology, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
MSc, 05/2007 - Food Policy and Applied Nutrition, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
BSc, 04/2004 - Food, Nutrition, and Health (Clinical Dietetics), University of British Columbia
  1. Wastney ME, Long JM, McDonald CM, Krebs NF, Islam MM, Ahmed T, Khandaker AM, Sthity RA, Westcott JE, King JC. Zinc kinetics correlate with length-for-age z scores in Bangladeshi infants. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition 2022. PMID: 35836322

  2. Nagata JM, Bojorquez-Ramirez P, Nguyen A, Ganson KT, McDonald CM, Machen VI, Downey A, Buckelew SM, Garber AK. Sex differences and associations between zinc deficiency and anemia among hospitalized adolescents and young adults with eating disorders. 2022. PMID: 35624393

  3. Islam MM, Black RE, Krebs NF, Westcott J, Long J, Islam KM, Peerson JM, Sthity RA, Khandaker AM, Hasan M, Arifeen SEL, Ahmed T, King JC, McDonald CM. Different Doses, Forms, and Frequencies of Zinc Supplementation for the Prevention of Diarrhea and Promotion of Linear Growth among Young Bangladeshi Children: A Six-arm, Randomized, Community-based Efficacy Trial. 2022. PMID: 35015856

  4. Dhaliwal I, Kassirian S, Mitchell MA, Qiabi M, Warner A, Louie AV, Wong HH, McDonald CM, Rajchgot J, Palma DA. Endoscopic nodal staging in oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) being treated with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (ENDO-SABR). 2022. PMID: 35484614

  5. Suh JH, Zyba SJ, Shigenaga M, McDonald CM, King JC. Marginal Zinc Deficiency Alters Essential Fatty Acid Metabolism in Healthy Men. 2021. PMID: 34919682

  6. Matthias D, McDonald CM, Archer N, Engle-Stone R. The Role of Multiply-Fortified Table Salt and Bouillon in Food Systems Transformation. 2022. PMID: 35267964

  7. Long JM, Khandaker AM, Sthity RA, Westcott JE, Matveev A, Black RE, King JC, Islam KM, El Arifeen S, Ahmed T, Islam MM, McDonald CM, Krebs NF. Exchangeable Zinc Pool Size Reflects Form of Zinc Supplementation in Young Children and Is Not Associated with Markers of Inflammation. 2022. PMID: 35276840

  8. Hayman T, Hickey P, Amann-Zalcenstein D, Bennett C, Ataide R, Sthity RA, Khandaker AM, Islam KM, Stracke K, Yassi N, Watson R, Long J, Westcott J, Krebs NF, King JC, Black RE, Islam MM, McDonald CM, Pasricha SR. Zinc Supplementation with or without Additional Micronutrients Does Not Affect Peripheral Blood Gene Expression or Serum Cytokine Level in Bangladeshi Children. 2021. PMID: 34684517

  9. Tsang BL, Holsted E, McDonald CM, Brown KH, Black R, Mbuya MNN, Grant F, Rowe LA, Manger MS. Effects of Foods Fortified with Zinc, Alone or Cofortified with Multiple Micronutrients, on Health and Functional Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. 2021. PMID: 34167148

  10. Brown KH, Moore SE, Hess SY, McDonald CM, Jones KS, Meadows SR, Manger MS, Coates J, Alayon S, Osendarp SJM. Increasing the availability and utilization of reliable data on population micronutrient (MN) status globally: the MN Data Generation Initiative. 2021. PMID: 34036318

  11. Liong EM, McDonald CM, Suh J, Westcott JL, Wong CP, Signorell C, King JC. Zinc-Biofortified Wheat Intake and Zinc Status Biomarkers in Men: Randomized Controlled Trial. 2021. PMID: 34036355

  12. Tarini A, Manger MS, Brown KH, Mbuya MNN, Rowe LA, Grant F, Black RE, McDonald CM. Enablers and Barriers of Zinc Fortification; Experience from 10 Low- and Middle-Income Countries with Mandatory Large-Scale Food Fortification. 2021. PMID: 34203987

  13. Greffeuille V, Fortin S, Gibson R, Rohner F, Williams A, Young MF, Houghton L, Ou J, Dijkhuizen MA, Wirth JP, Lander RL, McDonald CM, Suchdev PS, Berger J, Wieringa FT. Associations between Zinc and Hemoglobin Concentrations in Preschool Children and Women of Reproductive Age: An Analysis of Representative Survey Data from the Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) Project. 2021. PMID: 33693923

  14. McDonald CM, Suchdev PS, Krebs NF, Hess SY, Wessells KR, Ismaily S, Rahman S, Wieringa FT, Williams AM, Brown KH, King JC. Adjusting plasma or serum zinc concentrations for inflammation: Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia (BRINDA) project. 2020. PMID: 32266402

  15. McDonald CM, Ackatia-Armah RS, Doumbia S, Brown KH. Reply to C Fabiansen et al. 2019. PMID: 31792544

  16. Gomes F, Bourassa MW, Adu-Afarwuah S, Ajello C, Bhutta ZA, Black R, Catarino E, Chowdhury R, Dalmiya N, Dwarkanath P, Engle-Stone R, Gernand AD, Goudet S, Hoddinott J, Kaestel P, Manger MS, McDonald CM, Mehta S, Moore SE, Neufeld LM, Osendarp S, Ramachandran P, Rasmussen KM, Stewart C, Sudfeld C, West K, Bergeron G. Setting research priorities on multiple micronutrient supplementation in pregnancy. 2019. PMID: 31696532

  17. Sania A, Sudfeld CR, Danaei G, Fink G, McCoy DC, Zhu Z, Fawzi MCS, Akman M, Arifeen SE, Barros AJD, Bellinger D, Black MM, Bogale A, Braun JM, van den Broek N, Carrara V, Duazo P, Duggan C, Fernald LCH, Gladstone M, Hamadani J, Handal AJ, Harlow S, Hidrobo M, Kuzawa C, Kvestad I, Locks L, Manji K, Masanja H, Matijasevich A, McDonald C, McGready R, Rizvi A, Santos D, Santos L, Save D, Shapiro R, Stoecker B, Strand TA, Taneja S, Tellez-Rojo MM, Tofail F, Yousafzai AK, Ezzati M, Fawzi W. Early life risk factors of motor, cognitive and language development: a pooled analysis of studies from low/middle-income countries. 2019. PMID: 31585969

  18. Isanaka S, Barnhart DA, McDonald CM, Ackatia-Armah RS, Kupka R, Doumbia S, Brown KH, Menzies NA. Cost-effectiveness of community-based screening and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition in Mali. 2019. PMID: 31139441

  19. Lauer JM, McDonald CM, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Fawzi WW, Liu E, Tran HQ, Gewirtz AT, Manji KP, Duggan CP. Markers of Systemic Inflammation and Environmental Enteric Dysfunction Are Not Reduced by Zinc or Multivitamins in Tanzanian Infants: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial. 2019. PMID: 30952509

  20. Blakstad MM, Smith ER, Etheredge A, Locks LM, McDonald CM, Kupka R, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Bellinger D, Sudfeld CR, Fawzi WW, Manji K, Duggan CP. Nutritional, Socioeconomic, and Delivery Characteristics Are Associated with Neurodevelopment in Tanzanian Children. 2018. PMID: 30559023

  21. McLean J, Northrup-Lyons M, Reid RJ, Smith L, Ho K, Mucumbitsi A, Kayumba J, Omwega A, McDonald C, Schauer C, Zlotkin S. From evidence to national scale: An implementation framework for micronutrient powders in Rwanda. 2018. PMID: 30426670

  22. Syed S, Manji KP, McDonald CM, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Sudfeld C, Locks L, Liu E, Fawzi WW, Duggan CP. Biomarkers of Systemic Inflammation and Growth in Early Infancy are Associated with Stunting in Young Tanzanian Children. 2018. PMID: 30149537

  23. Etheredge AJ, Manji K, Kellogg M, Tran H, Liu E, McDonald CM, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Fawzi W, Bellinger D, Gewirtz AT, Duggan CP. Markers of Environmental Enteric Dysfunction Are Associated With Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Tanzanian Children. 2018. PMID: 29613921

  24. Islam MM, McDonald CM, Krebs NF, Westcott J, Rahman AE, El Arifeen S, Ahmed T, King JC, Black RE. Study Protocol for a Randomized, Double-Blind, Community-Based Efficacy Trial of Various Doses of Zinc in Micronutrient Powders or Tablets in Young Bangladeshi Children. 2018. PMID: 30720778

  25. Smith ER, Locks LM, Manji KP, McDonald CM, Kupka R, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Fawzi WW, Duggan CP. Delayed Breastfeeding Initiation Is Associated with Infant Morbidity. 2017. PMID: 29173323

  26. Locks LM, Mwiru RS, Mtisi E, Manji KP, McDonald CM, Liu E, Kupka R, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Gosselin K, Gillman M, Gewirtz AT, Fawzi WW, Duggan CP. Infant Nutritional Status and Markers of Environmental Enteric Dysfunction are Associated with Midchildhood Anthropometry and Blood Pressure in Tanzania. 2017. PMID: 28499715

  27. Gosselin KB, Aboud S, McDonald CM, Moyo S, Khavari N, Manji K, Kisenge R, Fawzi W, Kellogg M, Tran HQ, Kibiki G, Gratz J, Liu J, Gewirtz A, Houpt E, Duggan C. Etiology of Diarrhea, Nutritional Outcomes, and Novel Intestinal Biomarkers in Tanzanian Infants. 2017. PMID: 27347720

  28. Locks LM, Manji KP, Kupka R, Liu E, Kisenge R, McDonald CM, Aboud S, Wang M, Fawzi WW, Duggan CP. High Burden of Morbidity and Mortality but Not Growth Failure in Infants Exposed to but Uninfected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in Tanzania. 2016. PMID: 27829511

  29. Locks LM, Manji KP, McDonald CM, Kupka R, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Wang M, Bellinger DC, Fawzi WW, Duggan CP. The effect of daily zinc and/or multivitamin supplements on early childhood development in Tanzania: results from a randomized controlled trial. 2016. PMID: 27189038

  30. McDonald CM, Manji KP, Gosselin K, Tran H, Liu E, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Fawzi WW, Gewirtz AT, Duggan CP. Elevations in serum anti-flagellin and anti-LPS Igs are related to growth faltering in young Tanzanian children. 2016. PMID: 27121948

  31. Locks LM, Manji KP, McDonald CM, Kupka R, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Wang M, Fawzi WW, Duggan CP. Effect of zinc and multivitamin supplementation on the growth of Tanzanian children aged 6-84 wk: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial. 2016. PMID: 26817503

  32. McDonald CM, McLean J, Kroeun H, Talukder A, Lynd LD, Green TJ. Correlates of household food insecurity and low dietary diversity in rural Cambodia. 2015. PMID: 26693758

  33. Manji KP, McDonald CM, Kupka R, Bosch RJ, Kisenge R, Aboud S, Bellinger DC, Fawzi WW, Duggan CP. Effect of multivitamin supplementation on the neurodevelopment of HIV-exposed Tanzanian infants: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. 2014. PMID: 24567309

  34. Olofin I, McDonald CM, Ezzati M, Flaxman S, Black RE, Fawzi WW, Caulfield LE, Danaei G, Nutrition Impact Model Study (anthropometry cohort pooling). Associations of suboptimal growth with all-cause and cause-specific mortality in children under five years: a pooled analysis of ten prospective studies. 2013. PMID: 23734210

  35. McDonald CM, Olofin I, Flaxman S, Fawzi WW, Spiegelman D, Caulfield LE, Black RE, Ezzati M, Danaei G, Nutrition Impact Model Study. The effect of multiple anthropometric deficits on child mortality: meta-analysis of individual data in 10 prospective studies from developing countries. 2013. PMID: 23426036

  36. McDonald CM, Manji KP, Kupka R, Bellinger DC, Spiegelman D, Kisenge R, Msamanga G, Fawzi WW, Duggan CP. Stunting and wasting are associated with poorer psychomotor and mental development in HIV-exposed Tanzanian infants. 2012. PMID: 23256148