Vanesa Karamanian, MD, MPH

Vanesa Karamanian, MD, MPH
Adjunct Fellow

Director, Nutrition and Active Living

Public Health Interests

Community/Population Health, Food Access, Health Behavior, Nutrition



Current Public-Health Related Activities

Vanesa Karamanian is the Director of Nutrition and Active Living at Health Promotion Council where she is responsible for overseeing the provision of nutrition education, technical assistance and capacity building to individuals and organizations to promote healthy lifestyle behaviors. Dr. Karamanian is the director for several evidence-based chronic disease prevention and management programs including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program- Education (SNAP-ed), Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Philadelphia Comprehensive Food Standards (Get Healthy Philly) and Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) services.