Kathleen (Katie) Trejo Tello

Assistant Professor

Address: Silcox room 222
Phone: 843.953.6746
E-mail: mcinvaleke@cofc.edu


Postdoctoral Training

·         National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center “Global Health Equity Scholars” Post-Doctoral Fellow, CRONICAS Centro de Excelencia en Enfermedades Crónicas, Universidad Cayetano Peruana Heredia, Lima, Peru

Ph.D. Florida International University, Miami, FL

·         Public Health- Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Dissertation, “Exploring the Nutrition and Physical Activity Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors of Low-Income Parents of Peruvian Preschool Children”

B.S. University of Miami, Miami, FL

·         Biology

Research Interests

Behavioral Risk factors for Chronic Disease

Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviors

Hispanic Health

Social Network Influences on Health

Cultural and Social Theories of Health Promotion

Health Disparities

Courses Taught

HEAL 215: Intro to Public Health

HEAL 216: Personal and Community Health

HEAL 230: Global Health

HEAL 460: Public Health Administration


Lancaster, A., McInvale Trejo, K. (Submitted) Motor skills assessment tools as predictors of childhood overweight and obesity.

McInvale Trejo, K., & Shaw Ridley, M. (2020). Peruvian parents' perceptions of children's obesity. Californian Journal of Health Promotion, 18(1), 12. (In Press) 

McInvale Trejo, K., & Shaw-Ridley, M. (2019). Barriers and enablers to nutrition and physical activity in Lima, Peru: an application of the Pen-3 cultural model among families living in pueblos jovenes. Ethnicity & Health, 1--11.