Dr. Seema Gulati
Dr. Seema Gulati is the Chief Project Officer in Diabetes Foundation (India) and Head, Nutrition Research Group, National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation. She has more than 12 years of experience in research and has published over 36 papers and co-investigated in several projects. Dr. Gulati has worked in community as well as clinical nutrition.
She has been actively working in the area of dietary interventions. She has several important scientific findings to her credit including childhood obesity in Asian Indians, Imbalanced dietary profile – anthropometry and lipids in urban Asian Indian adolescents and young adults, Improvement in nutrition-related knowledge and behavior of urban Asian Indian school children among others.
Dr. Gulati has earned her PHD in “Anthropological study of the nutritional status and its functional consequences among the Lanjia Saoras of Rayagada Dist., Orissa” in the year 1999.
She worked as visiting lecturer in Paleo nutrition in Institute of Archaeology from 2002 to 2006 prior to which she was a Project Assistant on “Study of Effects of Interaction between ABO incompatibility and haptoglobins on fertility among the Khatris and Aroras” (two cast groups of an ethnic community of Delhi) between August 1990 to May 1992.
She has done Bangalore Boston Nutrition Collaborative (BBNC) course in International Nutrition Research Methods, Diabetes Educator course from Project HOPE and training ‘Research Methodologies for women scientists’ sponsored by Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India & Department of Pharmacology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences