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Dr. Victoria J. Quinn

Senior Vice President, Programs

Helen Keller International Inc

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Helen Keller International Inc

352 Park Avenue South Suite 1200

New York, New York 10010

United States

Company Description

Founded in 1915 by Helen Keller and George Kessler, the mission of Helen Keller International (HKI) is to save the sight and lives of the world's most vulnerable by combatting the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health, and malnutrition. HKI co ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Adjunct Associate Professor

Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University

Adjunct Associate Professor

Tufts University

Senior Technical Manager of Country Programs for the LINKAGES Project

Academy for Educational Development

Affiliations

Member
International Advisory Panel for GAIN's Access

Board Member
National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS

Program Coordinator
Cornell University

Education

Bachelors

nutrition

U.C. Berkeley

Doctorate

Wageningen University

MSc

International Nutrition

Cornell

Masters

nutrition

Cornell University

Web References (149 Total References)


Victoria Quinn, Senior Vice ...

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Victoria Quinn, Senior Vice President of Programs, has oversight for all of HKI programs. She has more than 30 years of experience in Africa, Asia, and Latin America designing and managing complex and large-scale nutrition and maternal child health country and regional programs, including those involving agriculture and nutrition. Dr. Quinn's areas of expertise include nutrition policy and surveillance, infant and young child feeding, micronutrients and women's nutrition. She received her Bachelors and Masters in nutrition from U.C. Berkeley and Cornell University, respectively, and her Doctorate from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. From 1982-1991, she served as the Regional Coordinator of Cornell University's collaborative program with UNICEF in Eastern and Southern Africa supporting country initiatives in nutritional surveillance and food and nutrition policy. Thereafter she worked as a consultant for UNICEF, WHO, WFP, the World Bank and the Dutch government on a variety of food and nutrition security issues related to Africa. From 1998 to 2006, Dr. Quinn served as the senior technical manager for the LINKAGES Project's flagship infant and young child feeding programs in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar and the Horn of Africa. She also co-directed AED's Center for Nutrition from 2001-2006. In 2007, Dr. Quinn was appointed Adjunct Associate Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston. She is currently on the Technical Advisory Groups for Tufts' Nutrition CRSP Program, Bread for the World, as well as serves as a member of the International Advisory Panel for GAIN's Access to Nutrition Index study. Since 2007 she has chaired the Sub-working Group on 'Integrating Breastfeeding with the Appropriate Marketing of Complementary Foods' under the Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition Working Group. Dr. Quinn joined Helen Keller International in 2006 and is based in its Washington D.C. office.


Senior Leadership | Helen Keller International

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Victoria Quinn, Senior Vice President of Programs, has oversight for all of HKI programs. She has more than 30 years of experience in Africa, Asia, and Latin America designing and managing complex and large-scale nutrition and maternal child health country and regional programs, including those involving agriculture and nutrition. Dr. Quinn's areas of expertise include nutrition policy and surveillance, infant and young child feeding, micronutrients and women's nutrition. She received her Bachelors and Masters in nutrition from U.C. Berkeley and Cornell University, respectively, and her Doctorate from Wageningen University in the Netherlands. From 1982-1991, she served as the Regional Coordinator of Cornell University's collaborative program with UNICEF in Eastern and Southern Africa supporting country initiatives in nutritional surveillance and food and nutrition policy. Thereafter she worked as a consultant for UNICEF, WHO, WFP, the World Bank and the Dutch government on a variety of food and nutrition security issues related to Africa. From 1998 to 2006, Dr. Quinn served as the senior technical manager for the LINKAGES Project's flagship infant and young child feeding programs in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar and the Horn of Africa. She also co-directed AED's Center for Nutrition from 2001-2006. In 2007, Dr. Quinn was appointed Adjunct Associate Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University in Boston. She is currently on the Technical Advisory Groups for Tufts' Nutrition CRSP Program, Bread for the World, as well as serves as a member of the International Advisory Panel for GAIN's Access to Nutrition Index study. Since 2007 she has chaired the Sub-working Group on 'Integrating Breastfeeding with the Appropriate Marketing of Complementary Foods' under the Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition Working Group. Dr. Quinn joined Helen Keller International in 2006 and is based in its Washington D.C. office.


G8 Gets Behind Biofortified Crops | HarvestPlus

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While biofortification offers a huge promise to rural farmers and households, Victoria Quinn of Helen Keller International reiterated that there is no silver bullet to ending malnutrition.


Victoria Quinn | Seed to Sight

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Posts Tagged: "Victoria Quinn"

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This blog post was originally written by Victoria Quinn for the Huffington Post. View original post.
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Tags:1000 Days Movement, G8, Hillary Clinton, Maternal Nutrition, Next 1000 Days, Nutrition for Growth, Reducing Malnutrition, Victoria Quinn
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This post was written by Victoria Quinn, HKI's Senior Vice President of Programs.
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Tags:Biofortification, Breastfeeding, Burkina Faso, Complementary Feeding, Essential Nutrition Actions, Gardens, Maternal Nutrition, Sweetpotatoes, Victoria Quinn, Vitamin A
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The Power of Nutrition: Meet HKI's Dr. Victoria Quinn
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Victoria Quinn in Bangladesh
Have you ever heard the saying, "You are what you eat? In working for Helen Keller International, I've come to realize that this simple adage can mean different things to different people. In America, we often say it when we're talking about losing weight. In developing countries, this simple phrase becomes a powerful reminder of the life and death impact nutrition can have on the lives of millions of people, especially young children. No one understands the importance of nutrition better than Dr. Victoria Quinn, HKI's Senior Vice President of Programs. I met with Victoria recently to learn more about her background in nutrition and her views on the importance of nutrition on world health.
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(3) Comments Tags:Bangladesh, Behavior Change, Essential Nutrition Actions, Food Security, Gardens, Homestead Food Production, Maternal Nutrition, Victoria Quinn
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Victoria Quinn Video
"Bridging the Divide: Water Scarcity, Food Security and Health" and "What are the Major Problems in Terms of Food and Nutrition Confronting Humanity, and What Solutions Would Best Address These Problems? These hefty questions were posed to Victoria Quinn, HKI's Senior Vice President of Programs, at McGill's Third Conference on Global Food Security in October.
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(0) Comments Tags:Food Security, Gardens, Homestead Food Production, Victoria Quinn
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Tags:Food Fortification, Food Security, Maternal Nutrition, Social Marketing, Victoria Quinn


Sweetpotatoes | Seed to Sight

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This post was written by Victoria Quinn, HKI's Senior Vice President of Programs.

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Tags:Biofortification, Breastfeeding, Burkina Faso, Complementary Feeding, Essential Nutrition Actions, Gardens, Maternal Nutrition, Sweetpotatoes, Victoria Quinn, Vitamin A

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