Ms. Veena Viswanathan

Assistant Professor

Publications/ Poster Presentations/ Conferences:

  • Presented a paper on “Enhancement of nutritive value of traditional snacks used during pregnancy” during Research Advancement Programme (ReAP-2014) at St. Teresa’s College, Ernakulam.
  • Presented a paper on “Evaluation of nutritive value of snacks before and after enhancement, used during pregnancy” during “National Nutrition Week” at General Hospital, Ernakulam.

Education:

  • Qualified National Eligibility Test for Assistant Professor – 2017
  • Masters in Food Science and Nutrition – 2015, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
  • Bachelors in Family and Community Science – 2013, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam

Skills/Recognition’s/Awards:

  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for Assistant Professor – 2017.
  • Secured University 2nd rank in Mahatma Gandhi University for the Bachelor’s Degree examination, 2010-2013.
  • Certificate holder for securing the highest marks for the main paper in S.Y. B.Sc. Degree examination, 2013.
  • Obtained Second prize in the poster designing organized by the Nutrition Society of India (Cochin chapter) 2013.
  • Certificate holder for diet counselling, conducted by the Aditya Birla group- 2014.
  • Perform nutritional assessments and nutrition screening.
  • Planning and developing nutritional care plans.
  • Training, mentoring and advising healthcare professionals, nurses and catering staff.
  • Knowledge of patient counseling skills.

Expertise/Experience:

  • Expertise in Food science and clinical nutrition.
  • Experience of working with renowned hospitals with JCI and NABH accreditations.
  • Has worked with Rajagiri hospital, Columbia Asia hospital, Apollo hospital.

Seminars & Workshops:

  • Participated in the national seminar on “Emerging health issues across the life stages” at Manasagangotri, University of Mysore, 2014.
  • Participated in the UGC sponsored national seminar on “Food Safety – concerns and issues” held at St. Teresa’s College Ernakulam, 2013.
  • Participated in the national seminar on “Food, Environment and Medical toxicology” held at the Cochin College, Kochi, 2014.