Sheila Vir
New Delhi Public Health Nutrition and Development Centre

Sheila C. Vir

Director and Senior Nutrition Specialist, Public Health Nutrition and Development Centre, New Delhi

Dr Sheila C. Vir, is a senior nutrition specialist and consultant. She completed MSc from Delhi University and PhD from the Queen’s University, UK. Working as a nutrition specialist with UNICEF (India) for 20 years, Dr. Vir provided strategic and technical leadership in policy formulation and implementation of public health nutrition programs in the country. Dr Vir , a past secretary of the Nutrition Society of India, was awarded Srikantia Memorial Lecture Award 2013 by the Nutrition Society of India. Dr Vir has over 75 research publications and has edited a book entitled ‘Public Health Nutrition in Developing Countries’.