Dr Kalpana Bhaskaran, Temasek Polytechnic
Dr Kalpana Bhaskaran
Deputy Director, Industry Partnerships; Head, Glycemic Index Research Unit
Temasek Polytechnic

Kalpana championed the design, planning and implementation of Singapore’s and the region’s first accredited Glycemic Index Research Unit (GIRU). Kalpana has been appointed as an expert advisor to Ministry of Health (MOH) in relation to sugar reduction from the sugar-sweetened beverages and she sits on Singapore Food Agency’s Advisory Committee on Evaluation of Health Claims. Kalpana is the President of Diabetes Singapore and President of Singapore Nutrition and Dietetics Association. She is also an Executive Committee member of the Asian Nutrition Society for Sports and Health (ANSSH), Beijing, China.