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


Marjorie Lima do Vale
Joint Co-lead
Fernanda Paula Zacchi
Joint Co-lead
Samantha Mazzero
Business Advisor
Claudia Raulino Tramontt
Scientific 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

Ana Paula de Queiroz Mello

Maria Camila Pruper de Freitas

Neha Khandpur

Dulcinea Aparecida Carvalho da Silva

Denise Cussioli Goncalves de Sousa

Barbara Hatzlhoffer

Maria Cervato Mancuso

Dirce Maria Marchioni

Paulo Lotufo

Vincent Nicolas Pasquier

Nagila Raquel Damasceno


Luciana Diniz Silva

Pedro Alves Soares Vaz de Castro



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2016 Finalist & Runner-Up: BMJ Education Team of the Year Awards

2015 Complete Nutrition Outstanding Achievement Award

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