Patricia Carvalho de Jesus currently works as a teacher of nutritional assessment, nutritional education, scientific methodology and various topics related to clinical nutrition and the maternal and child population. She is a researcher at the Micronutrient Research Center (NPqM) at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and coordinates the Research and Extension Program for Trainees. She has specialization in Pediatric Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy. She studied her Master on the theme "Impact of Professional Training on Breastfeeding Promotion, Protection and Support". He has specialized experience in child care.
Patricia Carvalho de Jesus Research Interests in the field of pediatric nutrition: breastfeeding, nutrition behavior management, chronic diseases (obesity, dyslipidemia, metabolic syndrome, etc), preventive health trought nutrition actions (public health).