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Ms Brooke Colaiezzi

Organisation name

International Dietary Data Expansion (INDDEX) Project, Tufts University

Job title



North America

Country of current residence

North America

Expertise and interests

Sectoral expertise

academia and research, Food policy, International Development, Nutrition, Nutritional Epidemiology, Public health and nutrition

Disciplinary Expertise

Academic Support, Dietary Assessment, food and nutrition, food insecurity and undernourishment, Nutrition, Social and behavior change communications; strategic communications; social marketing; gender

Area of interest

Agricultural production, Agriculture, Aquaculture/ fisheries, Forestry, Livestock, Rural development, Consumption, Food, Food markets, Food safety, Food security, Food trade, Food value chains, Gender dynamics, Governance and policy, Resilience, Safety nets and vulnerability, Diet quality, Health, Health systems, Maternal and child health, One Health, Zoonoses, Biodiversity, Sustainability, Climate change, Sustainable diets, Urbanisation, Water and sanitation


Members introduction

I am a researcher based at Tufts University's Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. My current area of work focuses on dietary assessment and the design of digital tools for dietary data collection and processing.

Academic publications

Recent publications

1. Coates, J.C.; Colaiezzi, B.A.; Bell, W.; Charrondiere, U.R.; Leclercq, C. (2017) “Overcoming Dietary Assessment Challenges in Low-Income Countries: Technological Solutions Proposed by the International Dietary Data Expansion (INDDEX) Project”. Nutrients , 9 (3), 289.
2. Coates, Jennifer, Brooke Colaiezzi, Winnie F.L. Bell (2017). “Technical Specifications for INDDEX24: New Dietary Assessment Technology for Scaling up Individual-level Dietary Data in Low-Income Countries”. The FASEB Journal, 31(1), Suppl.
3. Bell, Winnie, Brooke Colaiezzi, Cathleen Prata, Jennifer Coates. Scaling up Dietary Data for Decision-Making in Low-Income Countries: New Technological Frontiers. Advances in Nutrition, 2017 Nov; 8(6): 916–932.
4. Coates, Jennifer, Winnie F.L. Bell, Brooke Colaiezzi, Cathleen Cisse (2016). “Scaling up Dietary Data for Decision-Making in Africa and Asia: New Technological Frontiers”. The FASEB Journal, 30(1), Suppl.
5. Masters, William A., Brooke Colaiezzi, Katherine Dennison, Jeff Hill, Elizabeth Jordan-Bell, Ahmed Kablan, Melanie Thurber, Lorraine J. Weatherspoon, James Oehmke. (2015). “Agricultural policy for improved nutrition in Africa and Asia: Evidence to guide the US Government's investments in food security.” Food Security, 7(3), 747-750.

Recent Projects

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International Dietary Data Expansion (INDDEX) Project


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