Juliana is originally from Alexandria, Virginia. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. While at Virginia Tech, she had a wide range of experience working with kids and young adults as a swim instructor, peer health educator and student nutrition counselor.
She went on to complete her master’s degree in nutrition at Boston University and completed a dietetic internship at Boston Medical Center. During her time at BU and BMC, Juliana gained further experience working with diverse patient populations. She developed a passion for culinary medicine while completing her graduate practicum at BMC’s Teaching Kitchen. As a fluent Portuguese speaker, she also assisted BMC’s NICU dietitians in translating several infant formula recipes for new mothers.
Juliana served as a facilitator for The Body Project. The Body Project is a group program developed for young women by the National Eating Disorder Association. It helps promote healthy body image and self-esteem.
Juliana is extremely passionate about working with the pediatric population and has been fortunate enough to work with kids and adolescents in various settings. She also enjoys providing nutrition education to all ages as well as helping clients get creative in the kitchen.
In her free time, Juliana enjoys going on walks, solving jigsaw puzzles, and exploring the Boston area.
HAES/ Intuitive Eating
Medical Nutrition Therapy