PINEDA, Karen Leslie L.

PINEDA, Karen Leslie L.

Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Public HealthUniversity of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines, 2002
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and DieteticsSt. Scholastica’s College – Manila, Philippines, 1991

Non-Degrees

  • Certificate of Completion as Sports Nutrition SpecialistNational Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) – United States of America, 2012
  • Certificate of Training in Diabetes EducationThe Philippine Association of Diabetes Educators (PADE) and The Association of Diabetes Nurse Educators of the Philippines (ADNEP), 2007
  • Certificate of Training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management and Adult Weight ManagementCommission on Dietetic Registration – United States of America, 2005

Research Highlights

  • Eating Habits of College Students Relative to Obesity

Research Interests

  • Sports Nutrition and Hydration
  • Nutrition Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Selected Population Groups
  • Nutrient Intake and Health Status (Overweight/Obesity, Hypertensive, Diabetic, and others) of Selected Population Groups

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

  • Sports Nutritionist29th SEA Games Philippine Delegation – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2017
  • International Publication AwardeeUniversity of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 2016
  • Sports NutritionistSEA Games Philippine Delegation – Jakarta, Indonesia, 1997
  • Sports NutritionistSEA Games Philippine Delegation – Chiang Mai, Thailand, 1995

Professional Activities

  • Internship Supervisor, Department of Sports Science – University of Santo Tomas College of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Consultant, Sports Nutrition Unit, Medical and Sports Science Services, Philippine Sports Commission
  • Member, Nutritionist Dietitian Association of the Philippines
  • Member, Philippine Association of Overweight and Obesity
  • Member, American Overseas Dietetic Association

Selected Publications

  • CB Gonzalez-Suarez, K Lee-Pineda, N Caralipio, Karen Grimmer, E Sibug, Z Velasco. ‘Is What Filipino Children Eat Between Meals Associated with Body Mass Index?’ Asia Pac J Public Health 2015; 27 (2): NP650-N661
  • C.B. Gonzalez-Suarez, K. Lee-Pineda , M.T.G. Zamora, E.O. Sibug , Z.F. Velasco, K.   Grimmer-Somers. ‘Cardiovascular Fitness and Caloric Intake in Filipino Obese Children: an Observational Study’ Asian Journal of Clinical Nutrition 4 (3): 88-97, 2012
  • A Byron & K Lee-Pineda. Practical Tips in Finding the Evidence: An Allied Health Primer. Chapter 8 Nutrition. 2009. UST Publishing House.

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