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Dr. Victoria J. Quinn

Senior Vice President, Programs

Helen Keller International Inc

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Email: v***@***.org

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Helen Keller International Inc

352 Park Avenue South Suite 1200

New York City, 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

Tufts University

Adjunct Associate Professor

Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University

Senior Technical Manager of Country Programs for the LINKAGES Project

Academy for Educational Development

Program Coordinator

Cornell University

Affiliations

Member
International Advisory Panel for GAIN's Access

Board Member
National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS

Education

Bachelors

nutrition

U.C. Berkeley

Doctorate

Wageningen University

MSc

International Nutrition

Cornell

Masters

nutrition

Cornell University

Web References (58 Total References)


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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.


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Helen Keller International's Senior Vice President of Programs Victoria Quinn presented recent research from HKI's Assessment and Research on Child Feeding project about promotion and consumption of breastmilk substitutes.


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Victoria Quinn, Senior Vice President of Programs, has oversight for all of HKI programs. Dr. Quinn has more than 25 years of experience in Africa, Asia, and Latin America designing and managing complex and large-scale nutrition and maternal child health country programs and regional interventions. She is a respected international expert on nutrition policy and advocacy, infant and young child feeding practices, micronutrients and women's nutrition practices. She spent 16 years living and working in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi, including working at UNICEF as Regional Coordinator of a multi-country nutrition policy, advocacy and surveillance effort, as well as numerous consultations for the World Bank, UNICEF, FAO, the Government of the Netherlands, and World Food Program on matters related to nutrition programs, food security and nutrition policy, supplemental feeding programs, and nutritional surveillance. In 1998, Dr. Quinn joined the Academy for Educational Development as Senior Technical Manager of Country Programs for the LINKAGES Project. In this role, she has championed a pragmatic approach to prevent malnutrition in children and women, the Essential Nutrition Actions, which uses behavior change strategies to improve infant and young child feeding, women's nutrition and micronutrient practices. In 2001 she was appointed Director of the AED Center for Nutrition. She joined HKI in September 2006 and will be based in Washington, DC, traveling to the New York City headquarters on a monthly basis.


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Victoria Quinn, Senior Vice President of Programs, has oversight for all of HKI programs. Dr. Quinn has more than 25 years of experience in Africa, Asia, and Latin America designing and managing complex and large-scale nutrition and maternal child health country programs and regional interventions. She is a respected international expert on nutrition policy and advocacy, infant and young child feeding practices, micronutrients and women's nutrition practices. She spent 16 years living and working in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi, including working at UNICEF as Regional Coordinator of a multi-country nutrition policy, advocacy and surveillance effort, as well as numerous consultations for the World Bank, UNICEF, FAO, the Government of the Netherlands, and World Food Program on matters related to nutrition programs, food security and nutrition policy, supplemental feeding programs, and nutritional surveillance. In 1998, Dr. Quinn joined the Academy for Educational Development as Senior Technical Manager of Country Programs for the LINKAGES Project. In this role, she has championed a pragmatic approach to prevent malnutrition in children and women, the Essential Nutrition Actions, which uses behavior change strategies to improve infant and young child feeding, women's nutrition and micronutrient practices. In 2001 she was appointed Director of the AED Center for Nutrition. She joined HKI in September 2006 and will be based in Washington, DC, traveling to Headquarters on a monthly basis.


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Helen Keller International's Senior Vice President of Programs Victoria Quinn presented recent research from HKI's Assessment and Research on Child Feeding project about promotion and consumption of breast-milk substitutes.

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