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Name: Ms. Arvind Wadhwa

Qualifications: MSc, MSc (USA)

Designation:  Former Associate Professor, Lady Irwin College, Delhi

Area of Expertise: Nutrition, Research, Community Nutrition

Current Profile: During a glorious teaching career spanning over four decades, she was involved in teaching both undergraduate and post graduate students and leading research projects from various agencies. She is currently in to consulting and advisory role.


Name: Ms. Devaki Gokhale

Qualifications: MSc, UGC-NET, PhD (R)

Designation:  Assistant Professor, Symbiosis School of Biomedical Sciences, Pune

Area of Expertise: Nutrition counselling, Nutrigenomics, Teaching and Research

Current Profile: Having around four years of experience in the field, she is involved in the evaluation of project work & teaching post graduate students. Ms. Devaki is also a Certified Diabetes Educator and Nutrigenomics Counsellor.


Name: Ms. Harshada Thakur

Qualifications: MSc, PhD (R)

Designation:  UGC Junior Research Fellow, Symbiosis School of Biomedical Sciences, Pune

Area of Expertise: Nutrition counselling, Teaching and Research

Current Profile: With around seven years of working experience in clinical settings, Ms. Harshada Thakur is a Registered Dietitian and certified Diabetes Educator. Currently she is involved in teaching, and training graduate and post graduate students.


Name: Dr. Kalyani Singh

Qualifications: MSc, PhD

Designation:  Associate Professor, Lady Irwin College, Delhi

Area of Expertise: Therapeutic & Clinical Nutrition, Teaching, Research, Capacity building

Current Profile: Dr. Kalyani Singh is a well-known academician and researcher with twenty five years of experience. As an expert in the arena of Clinical Nutrition, she is actively involved in capacity building, designing curriculum, teaching and guiding PhD and masters students. She brings eight years of experience, as a dietician at Christian Medical College and renders her expertise as examiner and paper setter for various universities.


Name: Dr. Kejal Joshi Reddy

Qualifications: MSc, PhD

Designation: Assistant Professor, Symbiosis School of Biomedical Sciences, Pune

Area of Expertise: Teaching, Research, Community Nutrition

Current Profile: With more than four years of experience in clinical and community nutrition, she is involved in teaching and guiding post graduate students. Dr. Kejal is also active in organizing & conducting nutrition awareness camps.


Name:  Dr. Kumud Khanna

Qualifications: MSc, PhD

Designation:  Former Director of the Institute of Home Economics, Delhi

Area of Expertise: Therapeutic & Clinical Nutrition, Teaching and Research

Current Profile: After an illustrious teaching career spanning over four decades, Dr. Kumud Khanna has retired as Director Institute of Home Economics, Delhi University. During her tenure she was involved in capacity building, developing interdisciplinary, innovative programs for graduate and post graduate students and has guided 35 MSc dissertations and around 20 PhD scholars. She is currently in to consulting and advisory role.


Name: Dr. Priyanka Pareek

Qualifications: MSc, PhD

Area of Expertise: Nutrition, Diet Counselling, Teaching and Research

Current Profile:  With around 7 years of experience in various educational institutes across India, Dr. Priyanka Pareek apart from teaching is also involved in assessing, evaluating the master’s level students & supervising MSc /PhD research dissertations. In addition to actively coordinating and conducting nutrition education programs, she is also engaged in outreach activities targeted for diabetics.


Name: Ms. Radhika Hedaoo

Qualifications: MSc, UGC-NET, PhD (R)

Designation: Assistant Professor, Symbiosis School of Biomedical Sciences, Pune

Area of Expertise: Diet counselling, Teaching and Research

Current Profile:  Ms. Radhika Hedaoo has around four years of experience and is mainly involved in teaching and training post graduate students. She is equally active in conducting nutrition education programs for pregnant, lactating mothers and counselling children to promote healthy eating habits.


Name: Dr. Seema Puri

Qualifications: MSc, PhD

Designation: Associate Professor, Institute of Home Economics, Delhi

Area of Expertise: Pediatric & Geriatric nutrition, Teaching & Research

Current Profile:  With over three decades of experience, Dr. Puri is an acclaimed academician and researcher with active involvement in capacity building, strategic planning & decision making of various nutrition programs and teaching and guiding PhD and masters students. Dr. Puri is also National Vice President of the Indian Dietetics Association.


Name: Dr. Umesh Kapil

Qualifications: MD, DNB

Designation: Professor, Public Health Nutrition, AIIMS, New Delhi

Area of Expertise: Community medicine, Public health nutrition, Maternal and Child health, Research and Teaching

Current Profile:  Dr. Umesh Kapil has extensive experience in the field of Community Health & Nutrition. Apart from teaching and guiding post graduate and doctoral students, he also leads numerous funded research and demonstration projects. As an academician and educationist par excellence, he is actively involved in capacity building, designing strategies & policies for various state governments and Government of India, Ministries of Health and Family Welfare, Human Resource Development and Industry, National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Planning Commission, universities, professional organizations & international agencies like UNICEF, WHO and FAO