Laura Brainin-Rodriguez

Eat Real Consulting

LAURA BRAININ-RODRIGUEZ, MPH, MS, RD, is with Nutrition Services of the San Francisco
Department of Public Health. She provides staff and provider training and consultation and
develops and implements community nutrition education programs for the Network for a
Healthy California. Her project reaches 10,000 to 25,000 people each year through
presentations, technical assistance, nutrition education materials, and community partnerships,
and 2-5 million a year through media outreach. She also works to disseminate a Spanish-English
“train-the-trainer” cooking curriculum developed by the Feeling Good Project for use by
agencies that serve San Francisco Mission District’s Latino community. Laura is co-editor of the
San Francisco Food, Nutrition and Agriculture Directory, 5th Edition (2012). She has taught at
University of California, San Francisco School of Nursing, San Francisco State University, City
College of San Francisco, St. Mary’s College, Universidad Centroamericana in Nicaragua, and UC
Berkeley Extension. Laura has given hundreds of presentations for lay and professional
audiences on the role of nutrition in health promotion. She has also provided individual