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Nutritionist Dietitian from the National University of Colombia (2005), Master's (2013), and Doctorate (2017) in Sciences from the Graduate Program in Public Health Nutrition at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Conducted doctoral practice at the Laboratory for Evaluation and Qualitative Research in Health (LAPQS) of the Federal University of Ceará (2016). Beneficiary of Colfuturo and CAPES Scholarship. Proficiency in Portuguese by Celpe-Bras (2009) and in English by IELTS (2012). Level II certified anthropometrist by the International Standards for Anthropometric Assessment (2013). Her teaching identity is located in the approach to the sociocultural aspects of food and nutrition education through service-learning with the Javeriana Formation for Social Change and Peace. Her research interest examines policies, services, and programs from the social and community perspective of Food and Nutrition, with a reflective focus on the scope of health education, art and health, primary health care, user studies, professional performance, university food environments, qualitative comparative studies, and Latin American studies. Tutor of the Research Seedbed Food Environments in Spectrum-SIAMBE.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


PhD, Doutora em ciências, Universidade de São Paulo

Award Date: 17 Nov 2017

Master, Mestra em ciências, Universidade de São Paulo

Award Date: 02 Apr 2013

Bachelor, Nutricionista - dietista, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Award Date: 08 Jul 2005

Minciencias Category

  • Junior


  • RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine


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