In Memoriam

Fernando E. Viteri, M.D., D.Sc.Med

  • Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine and Nutrition
Dr. Viteri's research interests included providing the scientific bases for possible interventions aimed at preventing and correcting human iron deficiency and other nutrient deficiencies that are responsible for nutritional anemias and other related conditions.

Ernesto Pollitt, Ph.D.

  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics
Dr. Pollitt's research focused on nutrition and behavioral development; functional consequences of early supplementary feeding in nutritionally at-risk populations; long-term functional consequences of intrauterine growth retardation; effects of iron deficiency and helminthic infections on cognition and school performance; national policies regarding growth monitoring and breastfeeding promotion