Our regional network activities are significantly impacted by the Covid19 outbreak. Please refer to our dedicated information page for further guidance and to our events page for information on cancelled, postponed and repurposed (online) events. Please contact us with any queries and we will consult with the regional network leads below before coming back to you as soon as we possibly can.

 Italy and the Mediterranean network

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

Key Aims

Strengthen the Italian 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

steering committee

Representatives from Portugal, Spain and Greece to be nominated in 2021 

Daniela Martini
Helena Trigueiro
Francesca Ghelfi
Scientific Theme Lead
Giuseppe Grosso
Scientific Theme Lead
Daniele Del Rio
Principal Advisor
Fabio Galvano
Principal Advisor
Francesca Scazzina
Senior Advisor
Minha Rajput-Ray
Senior 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

Donato Angelino

Margherita dall’Asta

Letizia Bresciani

Pedro Mena

Alice Rosi

Alessandra Dei Cas

Roberta Campana



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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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