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Designation: Assistant Professor

Department: Food Technology

Type of Appointment: Contract Basis

Email Address: sherylafonso@carmelcollegegoa.org

Educational Qualifications: M.Sc.(Food, Nutrition and Dietetics), NET

Years of Teaching Experience: 20 years

Subjects Taught: Food Biochemistry and Nutrition, Food Packaging and Food Laws, Normal and Clinical Nutrition, Meat, Poultry, Freshwater, and Marine Food Technology, Dairy Technology, Bakery, Confectionery, and Convenience Food Technology, Food Product Development and International Trade, Food Processing and Quality Management

Areas of Interest: Clinical Nutrition; Biochemistry; Bakery Technology; Quality Control

Research Papers Published

  • D’souza SA, Rodrigues L (2015) Clinical Communication Skills of Private Practice Doctors in Goa: Experience of Outpatients,Indian Journal of Social Science Research, 2(1); ISSN 2321-208X
  • D’souza SA, Rodrigues L (2015) The Glass Ceiling and Factors Influencing Women’s Career Advancement; GyanaVol. XI No. 1; 2015-2016; ISSN 2249-2518

Research Papers Presented

  • The Emotional and Behavioural link to eating in children residing and schooling in urban Goa, as reported by parents; 48th National Conference of Indian Dietetic Association IDACON 2015; Nutrition in Transition – A Global Challenge.
  • Food Safety Systems in Select Bakery and Confectionary Units in Goa, India: Adherence to International Standards; International Symposium on Biodiversity, Agriculture, Environment and Forestry 2015
  • Assessment of Eating behaviour in a young female Goan population; 47th Annual National Conference of Nutrition Society of India; 2015; Nutrition and Agriculture – The Connect and Disconnect
  • Skeletal health of a select population residing in North Goa; 47th Annual National Conference of Nutrition Society of India; 2015; Nutrition and Agriculture – The Connect and Disconnect
  • Influence of Mother’s Educational and Employment Status on Food Habits of Adolescent Young Girls; Two Day National Conference on Women in the 21stCentury: Working towards Empowerment; 2015; Women in the 21st Century: Working towards Empowerment
  • The Physical and Psychological Correlates of Bodybuilders; Two Day National Seminar on Sports Psychology: Application and Emerging Trends; 2016; Sports Psychology: Application and Emerging Trend
  • Eating Styles and The Social Cognitive Theory as an Indicator of Family Dietary Practices; International Conference on the Culture of Food: Literature and Society; 2016; The Culture of Food: Literature and Society
  • The Three-Factor Eating Questionnaire R-18 (TEFQ-R) As a Measure of Cognitive and Emotional Eating in an Adult Sample of Gym Goers; Two Day National Seminar on Approaches and Challenges in Combating Non-Communicable Diseases; 2016; Approaches and Challenges in Combating Non-Communicable Diseases
  • The Glycemic Effect of Diet, Exercise and Vitamin D supplementation in Non-Insuin Dependent Diabetics; International Conference on Current approaches in Nutraceuticals and Food Technology for Diabetes Management; 2019; Current approaches in Nutraceuticals and Food Technology for Diabetes Management

Awards and Honours

  • Best Paper Award for “The Glycemic Effect of Diet, Exercise and Vitamin D supplementation in Non-Insuin Dependent Diabetics” at the International Conference on Current approaches in Nutraceuticals and Food Technology for Diabetes Management, held in 2019 on the theme “Current approaches in Nutraceuticals and Food Technology for Diabetes Management”