Ana Paula

Nutritionist Paula Ornelas

Brief Professional History

Graduated in Human Nutrition at the Federal University of Viçosa, Viçosa, MG, Brazil in 1999.Master’s degree in Microbiology in 2001 from the same university. In 2002, she began her work in home care nutrition in Viçosa, MG, Brazil. In 2003, she began her outpatient work in Everett, MA, USA.

In 2004, she completed her refreshing course in Nutrition, Dietetics and Diet Therapy. This was a distance course offered by the Federal University of Viçosa, Viçosa, MG, Brazil in partnership with the University of Navarra, Navarra, Spain. In 2006, she received permission by the Board of Dietitian in Massachusetts located in Boston – MA, United States, working as a nutritionist in this state. Also in 2006, she began her outpatient work in Peabody, MA, USA.

Her diplomas were recognized by the Center for Education Documentation (CED) in Boston, MA, director Ann K. Kugler, where her undergraduate and graduate were considered equivalent to that recommended by the United States. In 2007, she opened the Nutrition and Health Center in Peabody, MA, USA. Since then, she has been serving the community in her clinic in the city of Peabody, MA.

In 2007, She became a member of the American Dietetic Association # 01002585.
She also belongs to the Regional Council of nutritionists of the 4th region in Brazil # 991004000 up to this date.

 

Ana Paula’s Professional experience before her own practice

Between March 1997 until 1998 – She participated as a nutritionist serving the sick elderly of Viçosa Polyclinic. Viçosa, MG, Brazil. Supervised by Maria Teresa Fialho de Souza (Nutritionist # 6941-8 and post graduate professor in the Department of Nutrition and Health Federal University of Viçosa, MG, Brazil Hours – 360 hours.

October 1996 to October 1998 – participated in an Education program of the Brazilian Government in Nutrition working 20 hours a week developing teaching, researching and doing extension work (receiving financial support from Capes government agency). Overseen by Adelson Luís Araújo Tinoco (Head of the Department of Nutrition and Health of the Federal University of Viçosa, MG, Brazil.
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Between, August 1996 until August 1998, She actively participated in the Project of the Department of Teacher of Nutrition – Adelson Luís Araújo Tinoco (Head of the Department of Nutrition and Health of the Federal University of Viçosa, MG, Brazil) The project’s Title -. The Epidemiologic-Demographic Nutritional Conditions of the Elderly Population served in the public health service of Viçosa-MG. The was to Chart the health profile seeking to identify the monthly per capita income, prevalent nosologies, education, degree of dependence and nutritional status of the elderly seen in Viçosa public service.

April 1999 – March 2001 – She studies the Micro Organism at the Physiology Department of Design at the Federal University of Viçosa, Department of Microbiology. She studied the beta-galactosidase activity in Kluyveromyces lactis culture in the deceleration phase of growth ultra filtered cheese whey. Relating synthesis of beta-galactosidase in various physiological stages of crop Kluyveromyces lactis.

Publications

Ornelas, A.P.R.C., Silveira, W.B., Sampaio, F.C. & Steps, F.M.L. (2006). The activity of beta-galactosidase activity in Kluyveromyces lactis cultured in cheese whey is a function of cell growth physiology. This artiche is under publication in Journal of Applied Microbiology.

Ornelas, A.P.R.C., Sampaio, F.C. & Steps, F.M.L. (2001). ß-galactosidase activity at late log phase of K. lactis cultures. Proceedings of the XXX Brazilian Society Annual Meeting of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Guimaraes, F.A., Ornelas, A.P.R.C, & Steps, F.M.L. (2001). Determination of the constants of Kluyveromyces lactis affinity for various sugars. Proceedings X Scientific Initiation Symposium of the Federal University of Viçosa

Campos, M.T.F.S., Monteiro, J. R. & Ornelas, A.P.R.C. (8:00 pm). Factors que Affect the Aged People Food Intake and Nutrition. Nutrition Magazine

Privet, R.G., Ornelas, A.P.R.C., E.X. Gomes, Silva, M.G. & Coelho, A.I.M. (1999). Study of a likely veinculação Klebsiella by industrialized milk consumed nursery. II Proceedings of the Congress of Extension of Public Universities in the Southeast Region