Dr. María del Carmen Morasso


MD- PhD. Specialist in Public Health and Maternal and Child Nutrition. Argentina.


MD: University of Buenos Aires; PhD: La Plata University.
Master Degree in Public Health and Nutrition: INCAP- PAHO; Specialist in Clinical Nutrition: University of Buenos Aires.

Work Experience
Her career has been focused on undernutrition, children growth and micronutrient deficiencies.

She has worked in different positions from clinical nutrition (Head of Metabolic Unit at North West National Institute of Nutrition), to epidemiological studies (nutritional surveys and longitudinal studies on children growth).

Then she actively participated in the promotion of Public Policies as Consultant in Nutrition in the National Ministry of Health, and later appointed Head of the area of Nutrition in the Maternal and Child project (Ministry of Health-World Bank- UNDP).

Her last institutional position was in UNICEF as Health and Nutrition Project Officer.

She has also performed academic activities as professor, director of doctoral thesis in the Universities of Buenos Aires and Salta