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Geeta Sikand

Geeta Sikand, American dietitian. Registered dietitian, California. Chair Heart Fest committee American Heart Association, Irvine, 1992-1994; secretary United India Association, Orange, California, 1991-1992, vice president, 1992-1994. Member American Dietetic Association, California Dietetic Association (treasurer since 1993, chair fundraising committee 1992-1993).

Background

  • Sikand, Geeta was born on September 2, 1951 in Udaipur, Rajasthan, India. Came to the United States, 1971. Daughter of Anand Prakash and Shanti Devi Ahluwalla.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, California State University, Long Beach, 1975. Master of Science in Nutrition, California State University, Long Beach, 1976.

    Career

    • Teaching dietitian, St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, 1976-1979;consultant dietitian, Orange County Weight REduction Group, Anaheim, California, 1981;consultant dietitian, Los Alamitos (California) Medical Center, 1981;teaching dietitian, Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1981-1986;clinical instructor medicine, University of California, Irvine, since 1989;lipid research dietitian, University of California-Irvine/VA Medical Center, Long Beach, since 1989. Consultant dietitian San Clemente (California) Hospital, 1986-1993, Mission Viejo, California, since 1989.

    Membership

    Chair Heart Fest committee American Heart Association, Irvine, 1992-1994. Secretary United India Association, Orange, California, 1991-1992, vice president, 1992-1994. Member American Dietetic Association, California Dietetic Association (treasurer since 1993, chair fundraising committee 1992-1993).

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: music, exercise.

    Connections

    • Married Sharanpal Singh Sikand, June 6, 1971. Children: Vikram, Kabir, Sunjeev.
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    Born September 2, 1951
    (age 66)