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Updated on 07 Dec, 2021


Dr. Ankita Gupta

Assistant Professor

PhD, Lucknow University
MSc. (Food Science & Nutrition): Banasthali University, Rajasthan
BSc. (Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics): Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow University, Lucknow
Post Graduate Diploma in Food Safety & Quality Management (IGNOU), New Delhi.
Diploma in Nutrition & Health Education (IGNOU), New Delhi.
Certificate in Pediatric Nutrition (IGNOU), New Delhi.

Dr. Ankita Gupta is an Assistant Professor in the Discipline of Nutritional Sciences, School of Continuing Education, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi. She has also worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Food & Nutrition at Institute of Home Science, Dr.B.R.Ambedkar University, Agra.


Dr.Ankita Gupta has been teaching Undergraduate and Postgraduate students of Food and Nutrition since the past 8 years. She is also an approved PhD supervisor. She has completed internship and projects in All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi having worked closely with nursing students in a project on Calcium and Vitamin D supplementation in Nursing students. She has specialised as a nutritionist in the Bariatric Surgery unit at AIIMS and is a Registered Dietician. She has her own web-portal – www.nutrispoon.in where she has standardised pictorial portion sizes of Indian cuisines.

Dr.Ankita has many received many awards for her scientific presentations at various conferences. She has 16 published research papers to her credit. She has been an invited speaker at various colleges, radio shows and written newspaper articles. She was nominated for HT Women Awards, 2017 under the category Ideator/ Eureka Champs. She has attended various FDP’s, organised Webinars/ Seminars, participated in various contests and extension activities.

Published a book titled ‘Textbook of Nutrition’ for BSc Nursing, Post Basic BSc Nursing and Allied Health Students

Honours and Awards
1. Nominated for HT Women Awards, 2017 in the category of Ideator/ Eureka Champs.
2. Awarded best research paper award at UGC Sponsored SAP National Seminar on Holistic Approach to Nutrition and Wellness at University of Rajasthan, Jaipur in 2017.
3. Awarded best research paper award at 47th IDA Annual Conference, at AIIMS, New Delhi in 2014.
3. Awarded best research paper award at IRDACON-2012 at KGMU, Lucknow in 2012.
 
Professional and Society Membership
Life Member of Indian Science Congress
Life Member of Indian Dietetic Association
Life Member of Nutrition Society of India
 
Official Address:
School of Continuing Education,
Block-G,
Zakir Hussain Bhawan,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
  011-29572961
  ankitagupta@ignou.ac.in
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[Updated on 24-Sep-2022]