Jef Leroy

  • Researcher
  • Research Fellow
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
  • Medicine and Dentistry

Followers (5)

  • Kenda Cunningham

    Kenda Cunningham

  • Marie Ruel

    Marie Ruel International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  • IFPRI Library

    IFPRI Library

  • Timothy Thomas

    Timothy Thomas International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  • Valerie Rhoe

    Valerie Rhoe Catholic Relief Services

Following (5)

  • Kenda Cunningham

    Kenda Cunningham

  • Marie Ruel

    Marie Ruel International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  • IFPRI Library

    IFPRI Library

  • Timothy Thomas

    Timothy Thomas International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  • Valerie Rhoe

    Valerie Rhoe Catholic Relief Services

Publications

Evaluation of Nutrition Sensitive Interventions

Olney D, Leroy J, Ruel M

Nutrition and Health in Developing Countries (2015)

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Measuring the Food Access Dimension of Food Security: A Critical Review and Mapping of Indicators

Leroy J, Ruel M, Frongillo E, Harris J, Ballard T

Food and Nutrition Bulletin (2015)

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Measuring the food access dimension of food security: A critical review and mapping of indicators

Leroy J, Ruel M, Frongillo E, Harris J, Ballard T

Food and Nutrition Bulletin (2015)

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Serum aflatoxin B1-lysine adduct level in adult women from Eastern Province in Kenya depends on household socio-economic status: A cross sectional study

Leroy J, Wang J, Jones K

Social Science & Medicine (2015)

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The impact of Tubaramure, a food-assisted integrated health and nutrition program in Burundi, on household food consumption and maternal and child dietary diversity

Leroy J, Olney D, Bliznashka L, Ruel M

Faseb Journal (2015)

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The impact of Tubaramure, a food-assisted integrated health and nutrition program in Burundi, on maternal and child anemia

Leroy J, Olney D, Ruel M

The FASEB Journal (2015)

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Using Height-For-Age Difference instead of Height-For-Age Z-Scores for the Meaningful Measurement of Catch-up Growth in Children Less Than 5 years of Age

Leroy J, Ruel M, Habicht J, Frongillo E

The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition - The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies (2015)

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Using height-for-age differences (HAD) instead of height-for-age z-scores (HAZ) for the meaningful measurement of population-level catch-up in linear growth in children less than 5 years of age

Leroy J, Ruel M, Habicht J, Frongillo E

BMC Pediatrics (2015)

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Using height-for-age differences (HAD) instead of height-for-age z-scores (HAZ) for the meaningful measurement of population-level catch-up in linear growth in children less than 5 years of age

Leroy J, Ruel M, Habicht J, Frongillo E

BMC Pediatrics (2015)

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Linear Growth Deficit Continues to Accumulate beyond the First 1000 Days in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Global Evidence from 51 National Surveys.

Leroy J, Ruel M, Habicht J, Frongillo E

The Journal of nutrition (2014)

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Maternal education mitigates the negative effects of higher income on the double burden of child stunting and maternal overweight in rural Mexico.

Leroy J, Habicht J, González de Cossío T, Ruel M

The Journal of nutrition (2014)

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Reply to Victora et al.

Leroy J, Ruel M, Habicht J, Frongillo E

Journal of Nutrition (2014)

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Reply to Victora et al.

Leroy J, Ruel M, Habicht J, Frongillo E

Journal of Nutrition (2014)

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A Process Evaluation of the PROCOMIDA “Preventing Malnutrition in Children under 2 Approach” in Guatemala

Olney D, Richter S, Becker E, Roopnaraine T, Margolies A, Kennedy A, et al.

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Cash and in-Kind Transfers Lead to Excess Weight Gain in a Population of Women with a High Prevalence of Overweight in Rural Mexico.

Leroy J, Gadsden P, González de Cossío T, Gertler P

The Journal of Nutrition (2013)

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Critical windows for nutritional interventions against stunting

Leroy J, Ruel M, Habicht J

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2013)

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The Oportunidades program's fortified food supplement, but not improvements in the home diet, increased the intake of key micronutrients in rural Mexican children aged 12-59 months.

Ramírez-Silva I, Rivera J, Leroy J, Neufeld L

The Journal of nutrition (2013)

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Effectiveness of preventive school-based obesity interventions in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review.

Verstraeten R, Roberfroid D, Lachat C, Leroy J, Holdsworth M, Maes L, et al.

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2012)

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The impact of daycare programmes on child health, nutrition and development in developing countries: a systematic review

Leroy J, Gadsden P, Guijarro M

Journal of Development Effectiveness (2012)

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Agricultural interventions and nutrition: Lessons from the past and new evidence

Arimond M, Hawkes C, Ruel M, Sifri Z, Berti P, Leroy J, et al.

Combating Micronutrient Deficiencies: Food-based Approaches (2010)

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Cash and In-Kind Transfers in Poor Rural Communities in Mexico Increase Household Fruit, Vegetable, and Micronutrient Consumption but Also Lead to Excess Energy Consumption

Leroy J, Gadsden P, Rodriguez-Ramirez S, Gonzalez De Cossio T

Journal of Nutrition (2010)

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Cash and in-kind transfers in poor rural communities in Mexico increase household fruit, vegetable, and micronutrient consumption but also lead to excess energy consumption

Leroy J, Gadsden P, Rodríguez-Ramírez S, De Cossío T

Journal of Nutrition (2010)

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Establishing a Belgian Nutrition Society (BNS): Filling the Void (Editorial)

Cani P, Clarys P, Clinquart A, De Henauw S, Delzenne N, Deriemaeker P, et al.

Archives of Public Health (2009)

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Micronutrient impact of multisectoral programs focusing on nutrition: examples from conditional cash transfer, microcredit with education, and agricultural programs

Leroy J, Ruel M, Verhofstadt E, Olney D

Micronutrient Forum. Photocopy (2009)

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The impact of conditional cash transfer programmes on child nutrition: a review of evidence using a programme theory framework

Leroy J, Ruel M, Verhofstadt E

Journal of Development Effectiveness (2009)

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From efficacy to public health impact: a call for research on program delivery and utilization in nutrition

Leroy J, Menon P

J Nutr (2008)

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Improving enrollment and utilization of the Oportunidades program in Mexico could increase its effectiveness

Leroy J, Vermandere H, Neufeld L, Bertozzi S

J Nutr (2008)

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Improving enrollment and utilization of the Oportunidades program in Mexico could increase its effectiveness.

Leroy J, Vermandere H, Neufeld L, Bertozzi S

The Journal of nutrition (2008)

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Only children of the head of household benefit from increased household food diversity in northern Ghana.

Leroy J, Razak A, Habicht J

The Journal of nutrition (2008)

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Only children of the head of household benefit from increased household food diversity in northern Ghana.

Leroy J, Razak A, Habicht J

The Journal of nutrition (2008)

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The Oportunidades Program Increases the Linear Growth of Children Enrolled at Young Ages in Urban Mexico

Nutrition I, Leroy J, Leroy J, Garcia-Guerra A, Garcia R, Dominguez C, et al.

J Nutr (2008)

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The Oportunidades program increases the linear growth of children enrolled at young ages in urban Mexico

Leroy J, García-Guerra A, García R, Dominguez C, Rivera J, Neufeld L

Journal of Nutrition (2008)

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Can interventions to promote animal production ameliorate undernutrition?

Leroy J, Frongillo E

Journal of Nutrition (2007)

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Current priorities in health research funding and lack of impact on the number of child deaths per year

Leroy J, Habicht J, Pelto G, Bertozzi S

American Journal of Public Health (2007)

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Erratum: Current priorities in health research funding and lack of impact on the number of child deaths per year (American Journal of Public Health (2007) 97, (219-223) DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2005.083287)

Leroy J, Habicht J, Pelto G, Bertozzi S

American Journal of Public Health (2007)

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Invited Review: Role of livestock in human nutrition and health for poverty reduction in developing countries

Randolph T, Schelling E, Grace D, Nicholson C, Leroy J, Cole D, et al.

J Anim Sci (2007)

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Leroy et al. respond

Leroy J, Habicht J, Pelto G, Bertozzi S

American Journal of Public Health (2007)

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Lessons learned in the evaluation of food aid program | Lecciones aprendidas en la evaluación del programa de ayuda alimentaria

González-de-Cossío T, Gutiérrez J, González-Castell D, Rodríguez-Ramírez S, Unar M, Leroy J, et al.

Salud Publica de Mexico (2007)

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A Quantitative Determination of the Food Security Status of Rural Farming Households in the Northern Province of South Africa

Leroy J, Van Rooyen J, D'Haese L, de Winter A

Development Southern Africa (2001)

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Professional experience

Research Fellow

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

July 2009 - Present

Education history

Cornell University

PhD International Nutrition

Present