Ms Eileen Canday is the Head of Department of Nutrition & Dietetics at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre. After completing B.Sc. in Food Nutrition & Dietetics, Ms Canday pursued PG Diploma in Food Nutrition & Dietetics and Ph.D. in Nutrition. She has a vast experience spanning 17 years in Nutrition and Dietetics. Ms Canday is an Executive member of The Indian Dietetic Association (IDA), Diabetic Educator from International Diabetes Federation and Renal Disease counsellor. She has contributed numerous articles in journals and papers, authored chapters in books, delivered lectures and given television and newspaper interviews on topics related to nutrition.
Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital And Research Centre
Presently employed as Head of Dietetic & Nutrition Department at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital, Mumbai, since April 2014. Worked as Chief Dietician at Breach Candy Hospital Trust, Mumbai from February 2008 to March 2014. Worked at Prince Aly Khan Hospital as a Nutritionist from 1997 – 2008.
Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) - Executive Committee Member (Mumbai Chapter) On the IDA Registration Board (RD) (National Level) Currently on the Board of Education at SNDT College, Mumbai
Publication in peer reviewed journal on ‘The Role of Dieticians in Public and Private Hospitals of Mumbai’ in Research Reach. Journal of Home Science 2014;13 (1):66-75. Poster presentation at International Conference on Enhancing Health, Well-being and Sustainability: Opportunities, Challenges and Future Directions on Role of Dieticians in Public and Private Hospitals of Mumbai. Oral Presentation on ‘The Dietary Department Functions and Systems in Public and Private Hospitals of Mumbai’ at International Conference on Environment and its impact On Society, Kolkata. Lectured at the Renal Support Group activities held at Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. Contributions on varied health and nutrition topics have been published in leading newspapers like Mid-Day, The Times of India, Hindustan Times and some magazines; frequent contributor to mainline newspapers and leading magazines in India. Interviews and opinions have been aired by several Indian television channels such as News X channel, NDTV, 7 STAR CARE (Health Channel).
Ph.D. (Nutrition) from University of Mumbai, P.E.T. Certified, Registered Dietician (RD) No.6/98 - 1998, Post-graduation Diploma in Dietetics 1997 - First Class, B.Sc. (Nutrition) – 1996 – First Class. Fellowship course conducted by the International Society of Pediatric Oncology at TATA Memorial Hospital in February 2016. Research Methodology and Statistics course from Nirmala Niketan College. ISO 9001:2000 - Qualified Internal Quality auditor. Diabetes Educator from Project HOPE (India Diabetes Educator Project) recognized by International Diabetes Federation (IDF).
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