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Ms. Ipsita Chakravati holds a Hons diploma in Systems Management from NIIT, Kolkata and Diploma in Dietetics from All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health. She is presently pursuing Executive MBA. Ms. Chakravati .... More »
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Ms. Ipsita Chakravati

Ms. Ipsita Chakravati

Ms. Ipsita Chakravati holds a Hons diploma in Systems Management from NIIT, Kolkata and Diploma in Dietetics from All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health. She is presently pursuing Executive MBA. Ms. Chakravati has more than 10 years of experience as a dietitian in Woodlands Medical Centre. She has also worked as a dietitian in Wockhardt Hospital. She has been invited as a guest lecturer for CESC, Indian Railways, British Council, KPMG, Colgate, Kellogg’s, Dabur and various other reputed organizations. At present she is working as Chief Dietitian in Fortis Hospital & Kidney Institute.

Nutritionist Republic spoke with her about her professional and personal experiences.

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Success Story: Ms Usha Kiran Sisodia

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Ms Usha Kiran Sisodia

Ms. Usha Kiran Sisodia, M.Sc (Foods & Nutrition) Gold medalist from Mohanlal Sukhadia University Udaipur (Rajasthan), is Chief Dietician at Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai.  She has been acknowledged with numerous awards and honours for her distinguished contribution in the field of nutrition.

Ms. Sisodia was awarded twice with A N Radha award, one of the most prestigious awards among dieticians, for her dietary practice by Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) in 2004 and 2005.payday loans Ms. Sisodia also received the two star award from the Government of India for taking part in physical efficiency testing.

Ms. Sisodia has authored various papers and also a book titled “Road towards healthy heart”. She is EX Joint Secretary and also a national executive member of IDA.

Nutritionist Republic spoke with her about her professional and personal experiences.

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Ms. Jyothi Prasad

Ms. Jyothi Prasad, MSc (Food and Nutrition) is Chief Dietician and HOD, Dietetics Department at the Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, which is part of country’s 3rd largest healthcare group with network of hospitals. She has done her studies from University of Mysore and has 18 years of experience in her field.

She is also a life member of Indian Dietetic Association.

She shares her professional and personal experiences with Nutritionists Republic in a one on one

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Dr. Manjula

Dr. Manjula

Dr. Manjula, a post graduate in Nutrition & Metabolism has a P.G. Diploma in Diabetes Education and Diet and is presently working as the HOD- Critical Care Nutrition at Hosmet Hospital, Bangalore. She also specializes in Medical nutrition therapy and CCN. She has a vast experience of 15 years in the domain of Nutrition.

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Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi, M Sc., PhD, PGCGM (XLRI), is currently working as Chief Clinical Nutritionist and Head of Dietetics Department at Apollo Hospital (Bangalore). Her career graph has many notable attributes including her association with organizations like UNICEF, CARE, and CHETNA as a nutritionist definitely which seeks a special mentioning here. She is also working as State Project Manager for an International Indo Canadian Epidemiology project.

Dr. Rohatgi has been actively involved in organizing camps on diabetes, Cardiac Check-up, Lifestyle modification CME and Patient Education Panelist. She has also got three years experience in Nutrition Research.

Nutritionist Republic got a chance to catch up with her, where she shared her thoughts on various issues.

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Ms. Anita Jatana

Ms. Anita Jatana

Ms. Anita Jatana, a post graduate in Dietetics and Public Health & Nutrition, is chief dietician and HOD at Batra Hospital and Medical Research centre in Delhi. Academic excellence is a veritable signature in the graph of her dietetics career. She has been acknowledged with numerous accreditations and honours for her outstanding contribution to nutrition science.

Ms. Jatana has spent more than 30 years in the field and her areas of interest are critical care and enteral nutrition. She has been actively involved in the training of M.Sc and dietetics students. She has also taught Nutrition to nursing students for many years now.

Ms. Jatana is the Vice President of Indian Dietetics Association (IDA) and also a life member of the Indian Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ISPEN).

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Mr. M. G. Venkatesh Mannar

Mr. M.G. Venkatesh Mannar

Mr. M.G. Venkatesh Mannar

Background

M. G. Venkatesh Mannar is a leader in global health with 35 years experience in pioneering effective international nutrition and development initiatives focused on the world´s most vulnerable citizens.

As President of the Ottawa-based Micronutrient Initiative (MI), he oversees the organization´s mission to develop, implement and monitor cost-effective and sustainable solutions for micronutrient deficiencies, also known as hidden hunger, in partnership with others. Under his leadership, MI has grown to play a major role in the development and expansion of supplementation and food fortification and programs to address hidden hunger in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Funded primarily by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), MI works in close partnership with national governments, the private sector and development assistance agencies. Several of these programmes have already shown an impact. Every year Mannar´s work through MI directly benefits 500 million adults and children in more than 75 countries.