M. Raheena Begum
Dr. M Raheena Begum is the author of 18 books on physiology, childrearing, nutrition and dietetics. She was the Head of the Department of Foods and Nutrition and Home Science Extension in Government College for Women in Kerala. She has several of her research papers published in international journals and attended many international seminars and chaired sessions.
She received the National Merit Scholarship as a student and the Dr. Subha Row award, H. Mori award and UGC Publication award for her research work in Nutrition. At present she is the principal investigator of a major UGC research project on cardiac diseases. She is also the Director of Centre for Community Nutrition, Family Welfare and Health, Thiruvananthapuram.