Evelyn Frias-Toral MD, MS

Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador

Evelyn Frias-Toral MD, MSECR, MHA

Master of Science in Epidemiology and Clinical Research. Master of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
Education and Research Committee ILAS ASPEN
Clinical Research Associate Professor - Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil

Evelyn is a Clinical Research Associate Professor for Universidad Católica Santiago de Guayaquil, Ecuador. She has collaborated with the Ecuadorian Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASENPE) in several roles, such as member in the Scientific, Education and Publications Committee, representative before the International Council of ESPEN (European Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism). She has obtained various distinctions, including being part of the first ESPEN Early Career Faculty group, which has allowed her to participate actively in several ESPEN projects, such as nutrition Day (national coordinator from 2017-2021), among others. She was the Chair for the Research Committee from SOLCA Guayaquil Cancer Hospital. She is the national coordinator for the Ecuadorian Scientific Partnership focused on Nutrition in Inflammatory Conditions. She serves as Associate Editor for the Clinical Nutrition ESPEN and Revista de Nutrición Clínica y Metabolismo (RNCM). Also, she cooperates as Reviewer Editor for Frontiers in Endocrinology (Obesity), Frontiers in Nutrition (Clinical Nutrition). Recently she was appointed as Research Topic Editor for Frontiers in Nutrition. She has participated in several clinical trials about clinical nutrition, malnutrition, and cancer. Her areas of interest include obesity and obesity-related disorders, malnutrition, Mediterranean diet, and vitamin D. She has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications.