Health Educator, Clinical Dietitian, and International Speaker.
A dual degree (early 90’s):
• Nutrition & Dietetics.
• Supplementary classes in Religious Studies.
from Arizona State University, one of the three largest nutrition schools in the US.
As she claims, these three domains seem to have completed one another so well for what she was about to do later in her career.
Late 90’s – Clinical training:
Internship - Programmed by the American Academy of Nutrition, took place in the main hospitals in Tucson Arizona, and included training bodies like world renown company Morrison, and top names in the field like authors of books published by the ADA.
1999 - 2009
Worked in diverse settings like with the diabetic Pima Indians, private health centers, hospitals, outpatient clinics, and even prestigious restaurants for the food service domain. She has practiced her profession in several countries; as a dietitian, a health advocate, a nutrition consultant, later as Food Service manager and on to Director of Nutrition at the Athens Medical Group in Athens, Greece.
Also participated in research, publications, and knowledge transfer through the media. Her name is found in respected journals and websites.
Certifies and completes her knowledge and experience as Coach and Health Educator after a three-year training program by a known New York coaching school.
2011 - 2013
Completes a training program from the Gestalt institutes of San Francisco and Paris with the purpose to master Gestalt psychotherapy through experiential interactive methodologies.
Member of Several Associations Worldwide
January of 2005:
5-year term as Honorary Secretary of the Diabetes Education Study Group (DESG) of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).
• Member of the Executive Committee at the European Federation Of Associations of Dietitians (EFAD). (2016-2018).
• Chair of the Communications Working Group CWG in EFAD for a year. (2017-2018).
• Appointed as Delegate of the Union of Dietitians - Nutritionists of Greece at the International Confederation Of Dietetic Association (ICDA). (2016-current).
In 2018 - current
Member of the council at the THI True Health Initiative - USA.