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Department of Home Science

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Ms Sherin Thomas
Dept. of Home Science
Designation Assistant Professor on Contract
Phone (optional) 7012520595
Institutional email ID sherin@assumptioncollege.edu.in
ORCID or other 0000-0003-1081-7682
Area of specialisation Dietetics and Food Service Management
Date of joining the college 01 December 2018
Academic qualification
  • MSc., MG University
  • BSc. Food Science and Quality Control
Work Experience
  • 7 years of teaching experience in CMS College, Kottayam
  • 1 year teaching experience in Labour India Public School, Marangattupally
  • 4 months experience as a Dietician in Jyothidev’s Diabetic Centre, Thiruvananthapuram
Current or previous Positions/Responsibilities (outside the college)
  • Assistant Professor
  • External examiner for PG Practicals, CMS College, Kottayam
  • 2018-Question paper setter-for PG examination of Dietetics and Food Service Management-IV sem Autonomous college
  • 2017- Question paper setter-for PG examination of Dietetics and Food Service Management-II sem Autonomous college
  • 2016- Question paper setter-for PG examination of Dietetics and Food Service Management-I sem Autonomous college
  • Additional examiner PG (Home Science) MG University (2015-17).
  • In semester examination co-coordinator for PG Dietetics and Food Service Management 2017,2018.
  • Member of PG curriculum restructuring work shop 2017,2018.
  • Editorof a book ‘Nutrition for Bone and Dental Health’ published by vidyanikshepam, CMS College, Kottayam, 2014, ISBN 9788192599175.
Awards and Achievements

NIL

Projects - Completed projects

Ongoing Project - 1

Courses attended (Orientation, Refresher, FDP, etc.)

FDP- 5 Day National Level Online FDP on Value Added Food Products for Present and Predicted Covid-19 Scenario Organised by Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women- Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Nutrition Association and Nutrition Society of India, Coimbatore Chapter from 6th to 10th July 2020.
 

Resource person for seminars and workshops/Invited Lectures
  • Campaign 12 – Anaemia Awareness Class organized by ICDS, Vazhoor in collaboration with NSS Unit, SVRNSS College, Vazhoor on 12/6/2021.
  • Healthy Eating Habits, NSS Unit, Assumption College Autonomous, Changanassery
Paper presentation in Seminars
  • Prevalence & Dietary Interventions in Osteoporosis, National level seminar on Nutrition for Bone and Dental Health, Orgnised by department of Home Science, CMS College, Kottayam, 9th& 10th December, 2015.
  • Value addition of Recipes using Functional food mix developed from seeds and peels of vegetables and fruits, National Webinar on Paradigm shift in Home Science Education, HSAI Kerala Chapter on 18-20 Februay 2021.
  • Value addition of Recipe Using Functional Food Mix Developed from Seeds and Peels of vegetables and Fruits in a National Webinar: Paradigm shift in Home Science education Organized by Home Science Association of India on 18-20 February 2021.
Publications
  • Dietary Modification through Nutrition Education in Fat Tissue Distribution among Selected Obese Menopausal Women, Star Research Reach- Inter-Intra Disciplinary Journal Vol.9 No.2 December, 2017. ISSN 0975-5101
  • Effect of Diabetic Cupcakes Developed Using Stevia rebaudiana on Glycemic Index, Journal of Critical Reviews, ISSN 2394- 5125; JCR.2020; 7(11):4615-4620 – doi: 10.31838/JCR.07.11.618

Conference proceedings

  • Prevalence & Dietary Interventions in Osteoporosis, National level seminar on Nutrition for Bone and Dental Health, 2014. ISBN 9788192599175

Books

  • Safety Aspects of Street foods & E-coli Analysis of Water used by selected Street Vendors in Kottayam Town, Sooryagadha Publishers, Kochi,  2016. ISBN 9578-81-7255-072-1.
     

     

Seminars and workshops organized
  • Organized one day state level seminar on the topic ‘Optimum Health for Human development- Contemporary Issues and Challenges’ 2017
  • An organizing committee member of National seminar ‘Nutrition for Bone and Dental Health’ on 9th& 10th of December, 2015
  • Organizing committee member of national webinar on the topic- Nutrition: Recent Trends &Challenges  on 5th September 2020.
  • Organizing committee member ofNational seminar on the topic- Transforming Women with PCOS on 11th February 2020 .
  • Organizing committee member of one day state level seminar on the topic Optimum Health for Human development- Contemporary Issues and Challenges 2017
  • Committee member, National webinar on Nutritional Surveillance in Liver Disease in Collaboration with IDA, Kerala chapter on 28 July 2021
     

Number of seminars and workshops attended: 25

Ms Anne Mary Joseph
Ms Anne Mary Joseph
Vice Principal , Associate Professor & HOD
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Ms Manjulin Jacob
Ms Manjulin Jacob
Associate Professor & Controller of Examinations
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Sr. Elizabeth Joseph
Sr. Elizabeth Joseph
Assistant Professor
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Ms Vineetha Antony
Ms Vineetha Antony
Assistant Professor on Contract
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Ms Joice J J
Ms Joice J J
Assistant Professor on contract
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