Karen Sokal-Gutierrez

Karen Sokal-Gutierrez

Clinical Professor, UC Berkeley - UCSF Joint Medical Program
School of Public Health
(510) 643-8908
(510) 643-8771
Research Expertise and Interest
nutrition, maternal-child health, early childhood health, oral health, child health in developing countries, children's health in child care, parenting education, health education for low literacy populations, health disparities
Research Description

Research Interests: 

  • Children's health in child care
  • Parenting education
  • Maternal-child health
  • Health education for low-literacy populations
  • Early childhood development, health and safety
  • Early childhood oral health and nutrition in developing countries

Current Projects: 

Risk Factors for Early Childhood Care in Developing Countries: El Salvador, Nepal, Ecuador, Vietnam

In the News

December 1, 2017

A research experience to smile about

Neha Zahid came to Puranchaur and Hansapur in the winter of 2016 with Karen Sokal-Gutierrez in collaboration with a local Nepali non-profit organization, Jevaia Oral Health Care, to teach proper nutrition and oral hygiene.