Khare-Ranade, dietitian, wins essay competition

Prajakta Khare-Ranade, a clinical researcher and dietitian in the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine, won an annual essay competition overseen by the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The essay’s title is “International Diabetes Education Program: A Simplified Distance Education Program Focused at Training Diabetes Educators in Rural India.”

Khare-Ranade designed the program for use in India, and Santosh Gupta, MD, assistant professor of clinical pediatrics, helps manage a diabetes clinic there.