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Clinical Nutrition

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Dr. A. J. Hemamalini
Dr. A. J. Hemamalini
M.Sc., M.Ed., PhD,RD
Clinical Nutrition
8 Years of experience since highest degree
Areas of clinical focus
Criticall Illness and Paediatrics
Research focus
Critical illness, Burns, Nephrology, Paediatrics, Pulmonology, Geriatric nutrition
Awards and Honours

Received a cash award for the M.Sc., Dissertation titled:”Evaluation of Protein Quality of Wheat Germ using Albino Rats” by the Association of Food Scientists and Technologists [AFST], Chennai chapter.
20 years of dedicated service at SRU since 1995

Membership/Chapter


Life Member, Indian Dietetic Association ⦁Life Member, Indian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 1996-1997 – Secretary, Indian Dietetic Association, Chennai Chapter 1998-2000 – Secretary and Treasurer, Indian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Chennai Chapter 2000-2001 – Vice President, Indian Dietetic Association, Chennai Chapter 2001-2002 - Executive Committee Member, National Board, Indian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2002-2003 – Executive Committee Member, Indian Dietetic Association, Chennai Chapter
Member of Hospitality Committee, for the Annual National Conferenceof Indian Dietetic Association, Chennai Chapter, December 2003& 2008
Member, Organizing Committee for the X Annual National conference of Indian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

List of Publications

First Author / Corresponding Author:
Microbial quality of enteral feeds, Journal of Pure & Applied Microbiology, An International Journal of Research, October 2010,Volume 4 No. 2, Page No. 755-760

Nutritional Status of Critically ill Pediatric Patients. International Journal of Current Biological and Pharmaceutical Research, 2(1): 213– 218, 2012

Co-Author:
Weight gain pattern of infants with orofacial cleft on three types of feeding techniques. Indian Journal of Pediatrics. Feb 2015.

A Study Evaluating the Efficacy of a Home Based Intact Polymeric Formula in the Nutritional Management of Critically Ill Patients. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. February, 2011, Volume 5, Issue 1; Page no. 9-12 http://www.jcdr.net/article_abstract.asp?id=1176

Nutrient Dense Cereal Pulse Mix for Enteral Feeding. Food Science Research Journal, an International Referred Research Journal. April, 2011, Volume 2, Issue 1; Page no. 64-68 http://www.researchjournal.co.in/online/FSRJ/FSRJ%202(1)/2_A-64-68.pdf

Non-Indexed Journals:
“Nutritional Management in HIV infection” in Centre for Research on Nutrition Support Systems (CRNSS) Update Series 2006

A case study report titled, “Burned but not Burnt” in Centre for Research on Nutrition Support Systems (CRNSS) Update Series 2006

A case Study Report on “Nutritional intervention in an infant with cleft palate” in Centre for Research on Nutrition Support Systems (CRNSS) Update Series 2009

A case study report “A Success Story in the Nutritional Management of Sepsis” in Centre for Research on Nutrition Support Systems (CRNSS) Update Series 2009

Review article on “Food For The Brain” in Science Park, April and May 2010; Vol 4;issue 6 &7; 36-42. Medical Nutrition Therapy and its Outcome in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. International Journal of Current Scientific Research. 2(1):245-250, 2012 http://currentscidirect.com/ijcsr/Manuscript_file/IJCSRJR41.pdf

Assessment PCOS And Implementation Of Nutritional Knowledge Among Adolescent Girls (15-18 Years). International Journal of Innovative research and development. September 2013, Volume 2, Issue 9. 197-202

Developing and validating food frequency questionnaire to assess dietary calcium in adults. International Journal of Food and Nutritional sciences. Jul- Sep 2013. Volume 2, Issue 3. 113-115

Adequacy of Nutritional support to critically ill patients requiring ventilator support in intensive care unit and its correlation with outcomes. . International Journal of Food and Nutritional sciences. Jul- Sep 2013. Volume 2, Issue 3. 54-57.

Mini Nutritional Assessment as an indicator of bone mineral density in elderly women. Journal of Research, Extension and development. December 2013. Vol 2, No 4. 52-55

Nutritional Status of Critically ill Pediatric Patients. International Journal of Current Biological and Pharmaceutical Research, 2(1): 213– 218, 2012

Assessment of Linear growth in infants with Orofacial cleft on different feeding techniques Kundhala Ravi, Padmasani., Hemamalini A.J., International Journal of Science and Research,2014;3:2217-2220 ISSN (Online): 2319-7064 Impact Factor: 3.358

Weight Gain Pattern of Infants with Orofacial Cleft on Three Types of Feeding Techniques, Kundhala Ravi, Padmasani. Hemamalini A.J., Indian Journal of Paediatrics, Feb 2015, ISSN: 0973-7693 (electronic version) 0.92

Appetite Regulatory Hormones – A Novel Target for Prevention, Management, and Treatment of Obesity Shiny M. Lizia and A.J. Hemamalini Clinical Medicine Reviews in Therapeutics, 2016;8;7-13. DOI:10.4137/CMRT.S3242