Poulami Dasgupta

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Research interests

Clinical nutrition and dietetics,  disease prevention, Eating disorder in adolescents, Obesity prevention in children, Vitamin D across lifecycle, Resilience in adolescents


A Master’s in Food and Nutrition with 8 years of experience in the area of public health (research and development). Experienced working with different communities including vulnerable/marginalized population like refugees, pregnant women, infants, children and adolescents. Over the years I have worked with both international and national organizations to technically support them on various projects (both quantitative and qualitative) and programs. My area of exposure includes projects on misuse of antibiotics and AMR particularly related to environmental discharge of left-over drugs (from industry and household), maternal - child health and nutrition, eating disorders among adolescents, and importance of Vitamin D across lifecycle. I have worked extensively with rural and urban communities of West Bengal and Delhi – NCR in various projects funded by both national and international donors. I was a recipient of the Senior and Junior Research Fellowship award from the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, for working in two different projects.

External positions

Senior Researcher, ETI Consulting

Oct 2020Nov 2020

Research Assistant (Consultant), Institute of Economic Growth

Dec 2019Sep 2020

Senior Research Fellow, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute

Feb 2019Dec 2019

Independent Consultant , Youthinvest Foundation, Kolkata

Jan 2019Feb 2019

Research Assistant, University of Canberra

2019 → …

Research Assistant, Gautam Buddha University, Uttar Pradesh

Nov 2018Feb 2019

Short-Term Expert , South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd., Zurich (Switzerland)

Apr 2018Jul 2018

Research Officer, Child in Need Institute

Mar 2017Dec 2017

Junior Research Fellow, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, New Delhi

Mar 2014Apr 2015