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  Dr. KAVITA SUDERSANADAS

Assistant Professor
Dr. Kavita Muthunayakam Sudersanadas is an eminent nutrition educator and scientist functioning as Assistant Professor of the Clinical Nutrition Program, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs. She earned her Doctorate in 2000 and master's in 1995 with Food Science and Nutrition as the major field of study from Kerala Agricultural University, Kerala, India. Her research interest includes but is not limited to diet-related non-communicable diseases and pediatric nutrition. She is also Quality Assurance and Accreditation(QAA)Officer of the Clinical Nutrition program since 2015. Her experience in Quality Assurance in Higher Education brought Quality Matters(QM), USA certification for online delivery of one of the Clinical Nutrition Program Courses. Dr. Sudersanadas is an International Affiliate of the American Dietetic Association (IAAD).
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EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

​​​​​​​​DEGREES:

·       PhD in Food Science and Nutrition, Kerala Agricultural University, India

·       MSc in Food and Nutrition, Kerala Agricultural University, India 


​​​​​​PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

·       Assistant Professor, Clinical Nutrition Program, College of Applied Medical Sciences, KSAU-HS, 2014 – present

·       Assistant Professor of Nutrition, Princess Noura Binth Abdulrahman University, Riyadh KSA. 2012-14

·       Assistant Professor of Food and Nutrition, University of Kerala, India.2006-12

·       Assistant Professor of Food and Nutrition, Kerala Agricultural University, India.2005-06                      ​


ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS:

·       Quality Assurance and Accreditation Officer, Clinical Nutrition Program.2015-present

·       Chairman Sub-committee of Quality, Clinical Nutrition Program. 2021-Present


HONORARY DEGREE &AWARDS

·       Winner of Excellence in Nutrition and Dietetics Education Award. Sponsored by Global healthcare and wellness awards and conferences, Chennai, India.2022

·       Winner of International Research Leadership Award-Best Scientist in Clinical Nutrition. Sponsored by International Research Councils. Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India.2020

·       Best Female Academic Faculty 2019, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, KSA.2019

·       Winner of Distinguished Woman in Health and Medical Sciences (Major Field of Study- Food and Nutrition Research).4th Venus International Women Awards-VIWA. Chennai, India.2019

·       Letter of appreciation from Dean, College of Applied Medical Sciences for the efforts in accreditation process of King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences/NGHA, Riyadh, KSA.20-11-2016.

·       1995-1997 Senior Research Fellowship in Kerala Agricultural University, India

·       1992-1995 Junior Research Fellowship in Kerala Agricultural University, India

·       1991-1992 National Merit Scholarship for Post Graduate Stage, University of Kerala, India

  • ​.       1991 Winner for Girija Menon Memorial Gold Medal of H.H.M.S.P.B., N.S.S. College for Women, Trivandrum, India.


Research Interests / Collaborations

   

Publications

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RESEARCH ARTICLES IN PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS


Kavita Sudersanadas*, Maha Al Turki1, Bahija Basheer, Winnie Philip, Ihssan Hassan Abdelrahman, Alghaliah Alghofaili,Amani Almoubayed and Abeer Raad Almudhaihim.Long-term incompatibility of Nutritional status and early childhood caries-A call to revamp perinatal and early childhood dietary care and follow-up. AIMS Public Health.2023;10(3):496-506.

 Kavita Sudersanadas*, Maha Al Turki1, Winnie Philip, Fawzia Alharbi, Dalal Almeqbel and Dalia Alanazi.  Knowledge on added sugar content in food labels among adult out-patient clinic visitors at a tertiary care teaching hospital, Riyadh, KSA. Bioinformation.2022; 18(5), 455-459.

Kavita M Sudersanadas*, Maha Al Turki, Atheer Zaid Abu thyab, Razan Salim Almutairi, Ohud Dakhil Alharbi, Salini Scaria Joy and Mohammed Al Mutairi.Effect of glycated haemoglobin deviations on glomerular filtration rate and electrolyte homeostasis of paediatric subjects with Type I Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research.2022; 16(4) SC 01-05.

Kavita Sudersanadas*, Ebtihal Mohammed Humdy, Khadijah Ahmed Hazazi, Manar Ghodayer Alenazi, Abdulrahman Mohammed Alkhormi, Maha Al Turki and Winnie Philip. Nutritional Status of Subjects with Celiac Disease (CD) at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Saudi Arabia - A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study. Op. Acc. J. Bio. Sci. & Res. 2021;10(1),1-6.

Kavita Sudersanadas*. Application of Artificial Intelligence on Nutrition Assessment and Management. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical research.2021;8(6):170-174.

Kavita M Sudersanadas*, Maha Al Turki, Atheer Zaid Abu thyab, Razan Salim Almutairi, Ohud Dakhil Alharbi, Winnie Philip, Salini Scaria Joy and Mohammed Al Mutairi. Long-Term Hyperglycemia Triggered Growth Pattern of Pediatrics with Type 1 Diabetes -A Five-Year Retrospective Follow-Up Study. Advances in nutrition and food Science.2021; 2021(01):1-7. DOI: 10.37722/anafs.2021103 

Maha Al Turki, Kavita Sudersanadas M*, Saeed Wujd, Amjad A Tofail, Yara A Marshad, Lina A Sherbini, Amir Ahmad A and Winnie Philip. Socio-demographic determinants of obesity stigma among the general public from Riyadh, KSA. International Journal of current research.2020;12(11):14885-14890.

Fayz S. Al-Shahry, Maha Alquhatani, Kavita Sudersanadas* and Raza M Iqbal. Preliminary Testing of Efficacy of the Invented Sensory Re-education Device(SRED) on Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy. The Open Neurology Journal.2020; 14(1):25-31

Sudersanadas K*, Hamdy EM, Hazazi KA, Alanazi MG, Altheyabi N, Philip W, Alkhormi AM. Iron Supplementation Necessities for Subjects with Celiac Disease in KSA –A Retrospective Study (P12-040-19). Curr Dev Nutr. 2019; 13;3(Suppl 1):.P12-040-19.

Nesrin Al Harthy, Kavita Sudersanadas*, Winnie Philip, Alanoud M Al-Marzoug, Yara Al Goraini and Nourah Al Manna. Automated Traffic Control (ATC) system - A potential model to reduce pediatric trauma and fatality due to Motor Vehicle Crashes (MVC). Scholars Journal of Applied Medical Sciences.2019;7(2):676-680.

Subhashree S and Kavita M S*. A study on suitable non-dairy food matrix for probiotic bacteria-A systematic review. Current research in Nutrition and Food Science.2019;7(1): p 05-16. 

Maha Al Turki, Ali Karrar Osman, Bushra Mohammed Alajmi, Rahaf Khalaf Almutairi, Afrah Salman Almutairi and Kavita Sudersanadas*. Factors influencing the nutritional status of adolescent girls in Riyadh/Saudi Arabia. Research Journal of Life Sciences, Bio informatics, Pharmaceutical and Chemical Sciences.2018;4(6):262-275.

 Bayan Al Matari, Sahar Alyahya, Turkiah Alotaibi, Winnie Philip, Kavita Sudersanadas*, Galib Al-Ghamdi and Fayz Alshahry. The compliance of fall prevention protocol through patients with high risk of fall. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development.2018;9(8):313-320.

Salem Alqahtani, Prachi Tambur,Waad Yousif Al ghamdi,Nouf Naif Almutairi, Inaam Khalifa Alnakazh,Manal Naser Almunea, Kavita Sudersanadas*, Winnie Philip and Shoeb Qureshi. Outcomes of extubation and using immediate non-invasive ventilation (NIV) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients in Riyadh. International Journal of current advanced research.2018;7(7F):14269-14272

Farhan Al Enezi, Prachi Tambur, Ameera Abdullah Alshamrany, Aisha Mubarak Jumaa,Hadeel Mohammed Aljuaid, Hajr Saleh Aloudah, Jawhara Fouad Saad, Kavita Sudersanadas*, Winnie Philip, Shoeb Qureshi. Rate of extubation success after applying spontaneous breathing traial(SBT) protocol in National Guard Health Affairs. International Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences.2018;6(x): xx-xx. 

Prachi Tambur, Alaa Alshammari, Atheer Almutairi, Noura Alsahali, Waad Alghamdi, Wateen Alsharani, Kavita Sudersanadas*, Winnie Philip and Shoeb Qureshi. Smoking rate among respiratory therapy male students. International Journal of Current Research.2018; 10(06):70147-70152.

Prachi Tambur, Wadha Alqahtani, Ahlam majrshi, Bedoor Alotaibi, Ebtihal Alharbi, Kavita Sudersanadas*, Winnie Philip and Shoeb Qureshi. Predictors of extubation failure among Type II respiratory failure patients. International Journal of Medical Science and Innovative Research.2018;3(3):243-249.

Nesrin Al Harthy, Kavita M S*, MilfiOnazi, Mohammed Al Mutairi,Wijdan Al Johi, Arwa Badakhan and Somaya Alijedeba. Parental awareness a pivotal factor for preventable exposure of children to high energy ionizing radiations. International Journal of Current Research.2017;9(7):53590-53594.

Kavita M S* and Karuna M S. A review on Vitamin D deficiency among peri and postmenopausal women. VIRJ for pure and applied science.2017;3(1):19-25

Salem Al Qahtani, Noora Mumenah, Gadhah Al–Oshish, Sahar Al Joiser, Kavita Sudersanadas*, Winnie Philip and Shoeb Qureshi. Incidence and outcome among COPD patients attending the Emergency Department of the King Abdulaziz Medical City Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Journal of advances in Medicine and Medical Research.2017;22(6):1-13. 

Shuruq Almodaifer,Noura Alsibaie, Ghada Alhoumedan, Ghadeer Almmari, Kavita M S, Maha Al Turki and Nesrin Al Harthy. Role of phytochemicals in health and nutrition. BAOJ Nutrition.2017;3:28


SCIENTIFIC MEMBERSHIPS AND ACTIVITIES

​​​MEMBERSHIPS

INTERNATIONAL AFFILIATE OF ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

MEMBER OF ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

MEMBER OF AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR NUTRITION (Regular Member # 66476)

LIFE MEMBER OF NUTRITION SOCIETY OF INDIA

LIFE MEMBER OF INDIAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION

MEMBER OF QUALITY AND DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, COLLEGE OF APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES, KSAU HS/NGHA, RIYADH, KSA

CHAIRPERSON QUALITY ASSURANCE AND ACCREDITAION SUB-COMMITTEE, CLINICAL NUTRITION PROGRAM, COLLEGE OF APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES, KSAU HS/NGHA, RIYADH, KSA

MEMBER OF RESEARCH SUB-COMMITTEE, CLINICAL NUTRITION PROGRAM, COLLEGE OF APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES, KSAU HS/NGHA, RIYADH, KSA

MEMBER OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT SUB-COMMITTEE CLINICAL NUTRITION PROGRAM, COLLEGE OF APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES, KSAU HS/NGHA, RIYADH, KSA

MEMBER OF ALUMNI SUB-COMMITTEE CLINICAL NUTRITION PROGRAM, COLLEGE OF APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES, KSAU HS/NGHA, RIYADH, KSA

MEMBER OF ASSESSMENT SUB-COMMITTEE CLINICAL NUTRITION PROGRAM, COLLEGE OF APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES, KSAU HS/NGHA, RIYADH, KSA

MEMBER OF RESEARCH COMMITTEE (Formerly), COLLEGE OF APPLIED MEDICAL SCIENCES, KSAU HS/NGHA, RIYADH, KSA.2019

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

  • Reviewed the abstracts for Annual conference of American Society for Nutrition Year 2021, 2022, 2023, USA

  • Functioned as the evaluator for National Children's Science congress 2022 on December 10-2022, organized by National Council for Science and Technology communication, Government of India

  • Evaluated the PhD Dissertation from Bharathiar University, Tamil Nadu, India

  • Reviewer of articles for Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research 

  • Participated and reviewed abstracts for Innovations in Health Professions Conference. KSAU HS, Riyadh, KSA Year 2020


COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION​S 

          • Participated in," Elderly Orientation Day". 2023

          • Organized," Good to Better, but traditional" on 13-02-2023 from 10am-1pm at COAMS-F, as part of the celebration of Saudi Founding Day.

          • Resource person for the International Webinar on Nutrition care to improve quality of care and to address hospital malnutrition" on 16-12-2022 at St. James' College of Nursing, Chalakudy, Kerala, India on online platform.

          • Participated in Inter Professional Education Event at Riyadh Clinical Simulation Centre-College of Medicine, KSAU HS. 2022

          • Participated in Community Engagement Activity titled," Nutritional Risk Factors of obesity"  at Amal Aljeel Aljdeed school-Almanar district. 2022

          • Volunteered for Hon. Ambassador of India to KSA as his nominee to the Management Committee of International Indian School (Indian Community School/Indian Embassy School) Affiliated to MOE.2018-2021
          • Contributed in the development of Self Study Report of Respiratory Therapy Program as part of Program accreditation process.2019

          • Participated in Eating disorders awareness campaign conducted on April 1-2/2018 organized by Clinical Nutrition Program; Supervised by Dr. Maha Al Turki
          • Participated in the review process of Strategic Plan development of KSAU HS.2018


CONFERENCES/ WORKSHOP PARTICIPATIONS

  • Attended workshop on" Assessment Learning Outcomes". Deanship of Quality Management (DQMA), Department of Development and Quality Management Affairs, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, KSA.28th February 2019.

  • Attended workshop on" Formulation of programs and courses learning outcomes". Deanship of Quality Management (DQMA), Department of Development and Quality Management Affairs, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, KSA.27th February 2019.

  • Attended faculty enhancement workshop on," Problem Based Learning". College of Applied Medical ​Sciences. King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, KSA.6th February 2019.
  • Participated in 10th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Update, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India.4th and 5th August 2018.

  • Completed 4 CME of professional enhancement workshop in Self Study report for medical and health programs (SSRP I). College of Applied Medical Sciences. King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, KSA.28th February 2018.​

  • Completed 5CME Professional enhancement workshop in," Self-evaluation Scale according to NCAAA", College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, KSA.24th April 2017.

  • Participated Health Professions Conference, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, KSA. Completed 24 CME hours. 17th -19th April 2018.

  • Completed 30 CME Innovations in Health Professions Education-An International workshop Based Conference on Health Professions Education. King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, KSA.2-6th April 2017.

  • Participated in 9th Congress of International Society for Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.17-19th May 2015.

  • Participated in the 6th scientific conference for KSAU HS students. Organized by King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, and KSA.2nd February 2015. Participated in the workshop on, “Enhancing the quality of Academic Programs." King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, KSA.26-27 April 2015.


CONTACT INFORMATION


Contact information

Office location/number: College of Applied Medical Sciences-F/ 500-01-113

Phone: +966 11 4299999    Ext 99629

Email: sudersanadask@ksau-hs.edu.sa​ ​​​