Lilian Cuppari, PhD
Supervisor of Nutrition
Vice-Coordinator, Master/PhD Nutrition Program
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
Federal University of São Paulo
São Paulo - Brazil
Dr. Lilian Cuppari is a dietitian and affiliate professor in the Department of Medicine/
Division of Nephrology at Federal University of São Paulo and a vice-coordinator of the
Master/PhD´s Degree of the Nutrition Program. She is the head of the research and clinical
practice group on Nutrition and Kidney Disease. Dr. Cuppari received her master and
PhD’s degree in Nutrition at Federal University of São Paulo.
Dr. Cuppari was the Associate Council Member of the International Society of Renal
Nutrition and Metabolism in Renal Disease from 2002 to 2004. Currently she is the vice-
president of the Brazilian Society of Food and Nutrition.
Dr. Cuppari has organized 2 books on clinical nutrition and written a number of research
publications. She has spoken at local, national and international meetings. She is on the
Editorial Board of the Journal of Renal Nutrition; and is a reviewer for the American
Journal of Kidney Diseases, Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, Peritoneal Dialysis
International and European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.