Fernanda Brusamolin, EdD, MS, CN

Fernanda Brusamolin is the Chair of the Department of Nutrition at Bastyr University California. She joined Bastyr in Fall, 2015.


  • Doctor in Education for Health Professions from A.T. Still University
  • MS in Nutrition from Bastyr University – Kenmore

  • BS in Nutrition from Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil;

Past Experience

Fernanda has been a practicing culinary nutritionist for over 15 years, with both community and private practice experience. She has built a thriving culinary education business in San Diego with over 2000 cooking classes taught.


Her major interest areas are therapeutic diets, culinary culture and early culinary literacy.

Teaching/Healing Philosophy

Fernanda's teaching philosophy is simple: teach the whole student. She strives to pair their passion with the right purpose

Fernanda Brusamolin EdD, MS, CN
School of Natural Health Arts & Sciences
Department of Nutrition & Exercise Science