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Nutrition & Dietetics

Dr. Eileen Canday
Head of Department
Nutrition & Dietetics
Ph.D. (Nutrition), Registered Dietician (RD) No.6/98
Practising Since 1997 and has been a Chief Dietician at Breach Candy Hospital and Prince Aly Khan Hospital.

Dr Eileen Canday is the Head of the Department of Nutrition & Dietetics at Sir H. N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre.

She specializes in several areas such as Critical Care, Oncology, Renal Nutrition, Bariatric Nutrition, Weight Loss and Nutrigenetics

Dr. Canday is a Diabetes Educator having completed professional qualifications from International Diabetes Federation and is a member of the Association of Diabetes Educators.

Dr. Canday has successfully completed a Pediatric Onco Nutritionist- fellowship from Tata Memorial Hospital (SIOP) and is a trained Oncology Nutrition Specialist. She has over the years worked with a large number of patients in remission and undergoing treatment to help them with better nutritional and health outcomes.

 She is also on the National Board of Registered Dieticians (RD). She is Hon. Jt. Secretary to the IAPEN (Indian Association of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition) Mumbai Chapter. IAPEN is the additional link to the already existing chain consisting of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN), European (ESPEN, BAPEN), Australian (AusPEN), Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Society of Asia (PENSA) and South African (SASPEN) societies.

She is an avid researcher and has published several national and international scientific publications. Along with this, she is a peer reviewer for UGC-recognised research in National and international journals. She is on the BOS (Board of Studies) of various autonomous educational institutes.

She has a keen interest in nutrition writing and has authored chapters in books and Nutrition Manuals. She is a good orator and delivers lectures and has given television and newspaper interviews on topics related to nutrition.

Dr Canday has been a faculty speaker at a number of National and International level platforms and conferences for professional groups of doctors, dieticians, students, etc. like the IFSCO (International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders), COREP, IAOH, Reliance Life Sciences and has over the years presented a number of research papers and posters.

Areas of Interest:

  • Weight loss and Nutrigenetic Counselling
  • Critical Care Nutrition
  • Renal Nutrition
  • Diabetes and Cardiac Care Nutrition
  • Nutrition in Oncology
  • Bariatric Nutrition
  • Paediatric Nutrition
  • Research and Development in Dietetics



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