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MSc PhD Denise COSTA COITINHO Associate Professor, University of Brasilia; Former Director of Nutrition, WHO - World Health Organization, Genf


1984 MSC in Human Nutrition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London 1985-1987 Nutrition consultant, UNICEF - United Nations Children s Fund, Maputo 1988-1989 Researcher, Hunger Studies Program, University of Brasilia 1990-1997 Nutrition consultant, Ministry of Health, Pan American Health Organization, Brasilia 1998 Doctorate in Public Health, University of Sao Paulo 1998-2002 Director, Food and Nutrition Policy Unit, Ministry of Health, Brasilia 2003 Professor, Department of Human Nutrition, University of Brasilia 2004-2007 Director, Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, Geneva 2008-2009 Global Coordinator, REACH: ending child hunger and under nutrition, UN World Food Program, Rome 2010-2012 Executive Secretary, UN Standing Committee on Nutrition, Geneva Since 2013 Associate Professor, University of Brasilia