Dr. María del Carmen Morasso
General practitioner. Head of the Metabolic unit of the Nutrition Institute of North West Argentina. Honorary member of the Argentinian Nutrition Society.
BiographyMD- PhD- Specialist in Maternal and Child Nutrition.
Visiting professor, National University of Salta.
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.
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