Carla D'Andreamatteo

Carla D'Andreamatteo
University of Manitoba | UMN · Department of Food and Nutrition Sciences

Master of Science, Bachelor of Human Ecology, Registered Dietitian

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Introduction
Carla D'Andreamatteo, RD, MSc is a dietitian and post-secondary educator (Food and Nutrition Sciences, University of Manitoba and Nursing, Red River College) as well as other research and clinical field work contracts with her company "The Food Lady" (www.thefoodlady.ca). Carla does research in Quantitative Social Research, Qualitative Social Research and Mixed Methods Research. Areas of research include food security, mental health, homelessness, Indigenous health, incarceration.
Education
May 2010 - February 2013
University of Manitoba
Field of study
  • Human Nutritional Sciences
September 1997 - May 1998
Saskatoon District Health
Field of study
  • Dietetic Internship
September 1990 - April 1997
University of Manitoba
Field of study
  • Foods and Nutrition

Publications

Publications (26)
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This study aimed to address knowledge gaps related to the prevention and management of mental health responses among those with a condition that presents risk of severe COVID-19 infection. A scoping review that mapped English and Chinese-language studies (2019-2020) located in MEDLINE (Ovid), Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature...
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Although research about the unintended consequences of paternal incarceration for family well-being has grown in recent years, there has been minimal exploration of food insecurity. Using qualitative methods, we aimed to understand the relationships between paternal incarceration and family food insecurity in Canada. An ethnographic study (24 month...
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Background Under- and over nutrition as well as nutrition risk factors such as communicable and non-communicable diseases are a common and major cause of morbidity and mortality in correctional facilities. Consequently, medical nutrition therapy (MNT), a spectrum of nutrition services aimed at optimizing individual well-being, is being recognized a...
Conference Paper
Nutritional status and food security are two interrelated determinants of physical and mental health and well-being. Research has indicated that compared to the general population, indicators of poor nutrition and food insecurity are more prevalent among incarcerated persons. Studies have also suggested that optimizing the nutritional status of inc...
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Purpose: To assess whether the current food security measurement tool used in Canada, the Canadian Community Health Survey, is appropriate for use with homeless adults. Methods: The Household Food Security Survey Module (HFSSM), a validated measurement tool utilized for determining the food security status of Canadian households, was used with a...
Article
Objective To develop a national nutrition and mental health research agenda based on the engagement of diverse stakeholders and to assess research priorities by stakeholder groups. Design A staged, integrated and participatory initiative was implemented to structure a national nutrition and mental health research agenda that included: (i) national...
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In 2014, a national initiative aimed at defining a research agenda for nutrition and mental health among diverse stakeholders was completed and included insights from more than 300 registered dietitians. This study explores the data from dietitians based on their years of practice, mental health experiences, and community of practice in relationshi...
Technical Report
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Although research about the consequences of paternal incarceration for family well-being has grown in recent years, there has been minimal exploration of the role of food insecurity and its familial and inter-generational impacts. A qualitative study was undertaken that focused on fathers who had the experience of incarceration in the Canadian fede...
Technical Report
Although research about the consequences of paternal incarceration for family well-being has grown in recent years, there has been minimal exploration of the role of food insecurity and its familial and inter-generational impacts. A qualitative study was undertaken that focused on fathers who had the experience of incarceration in the Canadian fede...
Article
Homelessness, Aboriginal ethnicity, and nutritional vulnerability are key determinants of health. Substance abuse further compounds health risk. This study explored the nutritional vulnerability of homeless men, some of who were solvent-users, to assess nutrition-related chronic disease risk factors. Anthropometric data were used to calculate disea...
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Learning Outcome: The participant will be able to describe the process of developing a research agenda for nutrition and community mental health that engages stakeholders with experiential understanding of the system. Background: Nutrition and mental health research tends to be directed by clinicians, scientists , and funding agencies. The evidence...

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Projects (2)
Project
To examine current evidence about prevalence, incidence, screening, management of specific mental health conditions and comorbid physical health conditions.
Project
Details available at: www.dietitians.ca/mentalhealth