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K-State Today

October 15, 2014



Visiting professor to give World Food Day presentation on public health, diet

By Jane Marshall

Uma Chitra, head of the clinical nutrition and dietetics department at Kasturba Gandhi College for Women in India, will give a universitywide presentation on public health and diet on World Food Day. She will present "Public Health Interventions to Combat Micronutrient Deficiencies" at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in Town Hall of the Leadership Studies Building.

Chitra, a Nehur Fulbright visiting lecturer at K-State in 2009, is on campus working with the human nutrition department, which is sponsoring her presentation.