2022 Leadership Journey Project: Aaj Kya Khaya?
Dr Shweta Khandelwal is Head, Nutrition Research at the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Delhi. She also serves as the Program Manger, Lancet COVID-19 India Taskforce. She is a trained and experienced public health nutrition researcher working in the maternal child health and nutrition space for last 17 years. She studies nutrition epidemiology of non-communicable diseases and their risk factors among the Indian population. She serves on government constituted expert panels for oils and fats, sustainable healthy diets and combating high fat, sugar and salt in Indian population. Shweta is the lead for capacity building initiatives in Public Health Nutrition at PHFI. In addition to more than 70 peer reviewed articles in scholarly journals and book chapters, she has contributed several op-eds and review pieces in leading international and national print and online media. Shweta has also won several prestigious awards and recognition in the area of public health and nutrition.