Gabriela Montenegro, MSc, PhD

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Gabriela Montenegro

Fellow, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

Wuqu’ Kawoq / Maya Health Alliance

Gabriela Montenegro-Bethancourt is a Guatemalan nutritionist. Her research focuses on dietary factors affecting childrens health, application of nutritional urinary biomarkers, nutrient intake, and application of non-invasive methods.
Dr. Montenegro is currently a Reserch Fellow for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics working in the Early Complementary Feeding of Eggs in Rural Guatemala Project in conjunction with Wuqu Kawoq / Maya Health Alliance. She holds a PhD in Human Nutrition (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitt Bonn, Germany), a Master in International Public Health (Vrije Universteit, Amsterdam, NL), and a Nutrition Degree (Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala). She is the National Coordinator of the Network of Scientists for the Guatemalan Secretary of Science and Technology (2021-2023) and leads the OWSD-NutritionSTEAM group in Guatemala for Women in Science.


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