Executive Program Committee
Diana Parra Perez, Washington University in St Louis, USA
Dr. Diana Parra, is a physical therapist by training and holds a Masters in Public Health and PhD in Social Work and has experience in chronic disease prevention, specifically in the area of physical activity, nutrition, and obesity. Her research uses non-traditional methodologies to assess physical activity, such as social network analysis, concept mapping, and systematic observation, and research into healthy diets utilizing the NOVA classification developed by Dr. Monteiro and his team from Sao Paulo University where she completed her post-doctoral studies. Currently, Dr. Parra is Assistant Professor at the program in Physical Therapy Washington University in St. Louis.
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