Kavitha joined the Healthy Start team in September 2013. She is a PhD candidate in Community Health and Epidemiology from the University of Saskatchewan. She worked as a Nutrition Research Coordinator for the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition prior to her enrolment in PhD. Her areas of interest in research includes health and wellness of children, indigenous people, and diverse communities. She is an internationally trained dietitian who is originally from India where she received her master’s degrees in Nutrition, and Dietetics from the University of Madras.
Kavitha enjoys reading spiritual books and attending its related events, playing chess, yoga, long walks, travelling, spending time with family and friends and volunteering in the community.