Jeffrey Measelle, Department of Psychology

Jeffrey Measelle

Co-Director, Developmental Social Biology Lab
Affiliate, Global Health Program
Practice Areas: Developmental Stress Biology, Caregiving Support for Early Brain Development, Pediatric Global Health

Faculty bioDevelopmental Social Biology Lab | (541) 346-4570

Jeffrey Measelle is an academic expert in developmental stress biology, caregiving support for early brain development and pediatric global health. Much of Jeffrey’s work has been carried out with high risk populations in the United States, especially families contending with extreme poverty. A major focus of his work currently concerns the effects of malnutrition on the neurophysiology of children in Southeast Asia and Africa. Jeffrey also directs the Southeast Asian Nutritional Neuroscience Network (SEAN3), which comprises neuroscience, nutrition, and public health colleagues in Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos.

Recent Media:
Providing vitamins to SE Asian women can boost infant health (Around the O, Aug. 11, 2021)
New UO student corps aids virus tracing and community support (Around the O, July 22, 2020)
Researchers Baldwin, Measelle, Pfeifer and Caouette examine youth and teen behavior (Around the O, Jan. 21, 2020)
To spot kids who will overcome poverty, look at babies (National Public Radio, Feb. 25, 2013)