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The Brazil NNEdPro Network is a collaboration of dietitians, doctors, academics, medical and healthcare educators, researchers students and professional associations in Brazil.

Key Aims

Strengthen the Brazilian Nutrition workforce through education and training opportunities

Enable positive interactions between the Nutrition workforce and other health professionals

Pilot the NNEdPro Mobile teaching Kitchen Project in slums or underserved areas

Organise an Annual Regional Meeting to share and showcase examples of good practice

Launch Event

Read our blog post!

We would like to thank Jennifer Dean, Larissa Nicomedes and Richard Kearney and the key institutes: Department for International TradeFIA Business SchoolUniversity Sao CamiloASBRANSt John's Innovation Centre and University of Sao Paulo for their help with the launch event.

steering committee


Claudia Raulino Tramontt
Fernanda Paula Zacchi
Joint Co-lead
Marjorie Lima do Vale
Joint Co-lead
Samantha Mazzero
Business Advisor
Diana Estevez
Strategic Advisor
Aline de Piano Ganen
Joint Academic Advisor
Ester Feche Guimaraes
Joint Academic Advisor

Central Ops and Strategy Facilitation

Sumantra Ray
Founding Chair and Executive Director (Strategic Development)
Helena Trigueiro
Global Strategic Lead for Network Engagement, Quality and Impact
Matheus Abrantes
Senior Operations and Strategy Co-ordinator/Executive Officer to the Chair & Vice-Chair
Sucheta Mitra
Operations and Strategy Co-ordinator/Membership Officer
Sarah Rade
Administrative Assistant to Prof Sumantra Ray, Pauline Douglas and Matheus Abrantes

founding members

Sandra Maria Chemin Seabra da Silva - Member, Brazil

Ana Paula de Queiroz Mello - Member, Brazil

Maria Camila Pruper de Freitas - Member, Brazil

Neha Khandpur - Member, Brazil

Dulcinea Aparecida Carvalho da Silva - Member, Brazil

Denise Cussioli Goncalves de Sousa - Member, Brazil

Barbara Hatzlhoffer - Member, Brazil

Maria Cervato Mancuso - Member, Brazil

Dirce Maria Marchioni - Member, Brazil

Paulo Lotufo - Member, Brazil

Vincent Nicolas Pasquier - Member, Brazil

Nagila Raquel Damasceno - Member, Brazil



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2015 Complete Nutrition Outstanding Achievement Award

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