Valentina Castagnari is an associate with the Health and Human Rights Initiative at the O’Neill Institute.

Castagnari is interested in human rights, noncommunicable diseases, and technology.

Prior to Georgetown University Law Center, she consulted on health-related issues in international organizations, including UNICEF in Argentina. She was a visiting professor at Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, a researcher at the Center for Studies of State and Society (CEDES) with a focus on the study of regulatory interventions to foster the right to food and prevent obesity and noncommunicable diseases, and a member of the Regional Observatory for the Right to Food (ODA-ALC).

Castagnari holds an LL.M. in National and Global Health Law from Georgetown University Law Center. She also holds an abogada (J.D. equivalent) degree from the University of San Andrés and graduated as Magna Cum Laude with a best thesis prize. She is a recipient of the Global Health Law Scholarship and Healthy Food Law and Policy Student Fellowship.


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