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MALNUTRITION SCREENING IN CLINICAL PRACTICE: A BRAZIL PERSPECTIVE
|Date:||10 November 2020|
In this video, Mauro Fisberg, MD, PhD highlights the problem of malnutrition in Brazil, the importance of nutrition screening, and the need to increase awareness among health care professional regarding the importance of nutrition management.
MAURO FISBERG, MD, PHD
Pediatrician and Nutrologist
Associate Professor (Senior)
Department of Pediatrics
Escola Paulista de Medicina
Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Dr Mauro Fisberg is a pediatrician and nutrologist and senior associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics in the Escola Paulista de Medicina at Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo. He received his medical degree from the Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo. Dr Fisberg is currently coordinator of the Excellence Center for Nutrition and Feeding Difficulties – PENSI Institute – Jose Luiz E. Setubal Foundation – Sabara Children’s Hospital; Scientific Coordinator of the Healthy Life Style Task Froce, ILSI Brazil; PI (Chair) of Estudio Latino Americano de Nutricion y Salud (ELANS) and Estudo Brasileiro de Nutricao e Saude (EBANS) (Latin American and Brazilian study of nutrition and health); member of the Department of Nutrology of the Brazilian Pediatric Society; and Coordinator of the Feeding Difficulties Task Force of the Sociedad Latinoamericana de Gastroenterologia Hepatologia y Nutricion Pediatrica (SLAGHNP). He is also an alumnus of the United Nations University’s World Hunger Program and the Kellogg Foundation’s Partners of the Americas Leadership Program. Dr Fisberg specializes in adolescent nutrition, childhood obesity, food intake and consumption, anemia, and nutritional intervention.