Dr. Kommi Kalpana is an Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Nutrition and Dietetics, SGT University. Prior to this, she worked as a Scientist – D in Sports Nutrition at MYAS – NIN Department of Sports Science, ICMR – National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad. She has also worked with reputed institutions such as Sports Authority of India, New Delhi, National Institute of Sports, Patiala, Pullela Gopichand Badminton Foundation, Indian Institute of Millet Research (ICAR), Hyderabad, Food and Drug Toxicology Research Centre, NIN, Acharya N. G. Ranga Agriculture University and St. Francis College for Women in different capacities.
Dr. Kalpana completed her doctoral degree from Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati. She is a recipient of ‘Young Scientist’ award from Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati for the year 2008 and Research Fellowship from Sports Authority of India for the year 2004-07. She ranked first in nutrition in under graduation and PG and Ph.D. entrance exams conducted by Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati. She has received International Travel Grant from Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to present her research work in 24th Annual Congress of European College of Sports Science at Prague, Czech Republic in 2019. Her research work had been presented at international scientific forums such as 2nd annual conference of International Society of Sports Nutrition, Louisiana, Switzerland and Commonwealth Sports and Sports Science Congress, Melbourne, Australia in 2006. She has been a facilitator, presenter and resource person for national and international conferences/ seminars/ workshops/ and webinars.
She had given nutritional support to Olympic, Commonwealth, Asian Games and other international and national probable’s at SAI, New Delhi and NSNIS, Patiala. She has provided Nutrition Support to Sardar Valla Bhai Patel National Police Academy, Govt of India, Hyderabad, National Cadet Crops (NCC), Govt of India, New Delhi, Telangana State Police Academy, Govt. of Telangana, Hyderabad, Telangana State Tribal Welfare School, Govt. of Telangana, Hyderabad and Kho – Kho Federation of India.
Dr. Kalpana is a member of various Academic Councils. She is a reviewer of scientific journals such as Applied Physiology, Nutrition & Metabolism, Asian Journal of Sports Medicine Food and Nutrition Journal, etc. Journal of Medicinal Food and editorial member of Food and Nutrition Journal.
|Name||Dr. Kommi Kalpana|
|Designation||Associate Professor and Head|
|Total Years of Work Experience||16 years|
|Teaching Interests||Sports Nutrition, Clinical Nutrition, Food Psychology and Behavioral Change|
|Research Interests||Hydration, Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, Millets Nutrition, Body Composition, Energy Metabolism, Food Psychology and Behavioral Change|
|Book(s)/Book Chapter (s)||02|
|Conferences, Seminar(s), Workshop(s)||25|