Gabriela Proaño MS, RDN

Gabriela Proaño, MS, RDN is a registered dietitian with both a clinical nutrition and research background. She began her career working as a clinical dietitian for the Veteran Affairs Healthcare System. There, she expanded her experience in medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling for conditions such as weight management, diabetes, heart disease, etc. Currently, Gabriela works a senior research project manager for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ research team. She works on domestic and global research projects on topics such as malnutrition and chronic kidney disease, the Academy’s Council on Research, and supporting Academy Foundation fellow research projects. She has also led nutrition care process workshops for nutrition and dietetics professionals in the US, Asia, and Latin America. She is currently a doctoral student in Dietetics and Nutrition at Florida International University. Her research interests include implementation science, maternal and child nutrition, and global health.


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Gabriela Proaño MS, RDN

Senior Research Project Manager

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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