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Carolina Batis

PhD in Nutrition, Epidemiology, 2013

Dissertation: Dietary Pattern Trajectories over Time and Diabetes among Chinese Adults

Advisor: Barry Popkin

Dr. Batis is currently a researcher at the Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica (National Institute of Public Health) in Mexico.


Duran AC, Mialon M, Crosbie E, Jensen ML, Harris JL, Batis C, Corvalán C, Taillie LS. Food environment solutions for childhood obesity in Latin America and among Latinos living in the United States. Obesity Reviews. 2021 Jun;22:e13237. view full text

Pedraza LS, Popkin BM, Batis C, Adair L, Robinson WR, Guilkey DK, Taillie LSThe caloric and sugar content of beverages purchased at different store-types changed after the sugary drinks taxation in Mexico. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2019 Nov 12;16(1):103. doi: 10.1186/s12966-019-0872-8. view full text

Taillie LS, Rivera JA, Popkin BM, Batis C. Do high vs. low purchasers respond differently to a nonessential energy-dense food tax? Two-year evaluation of Mexico’s 8% nonessential food tax. Preventive Medicine. 2017 Jul 17. pii: S0091-7435(17)30256-6. [Epub ahead of print] view full text

Batis C, Rivera JA, Popkin BM, Taillie LS. First-Year Evaluation of Mexico’s Taxon Non-Essential Energy Dense Foods: An Observational Study. PLOS Medicine. 2016Jul 5;13(7):e1002057. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002057. eCollection 2016 Jul. view full text

Batis C, Hernandez-Barrera L, Barquera S, Rivera JA, Popkin BM. Food acculturation drives dietary differences among Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and Non-Hispanic Whites. Journal of Nutrition. 2011 Oct;141(10):1898-906 view full text