Dr Vishnee Bissonauth is a PhD holder in Nutrition at the University of Montreal, an MSc in Nutrition at Laval University (Quebec), and a BSc in Food Science (Mauritius).
She has the qualifications required to contribute to the advancement of projects in Education in general as well as specialization in the field of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition. During her Masters, She worked as a tutor for distance learning courses in nutrition for BSc students at Laval University in Quebec and during PhD she lectured research and nutrition modules for students in B.Sc & M.Sc level at the University of Montreal, on a part time basis. In addition, she worked with the research team of Dr. AMRE at CHU-Sainte-Justine Hospital Canada, as a research assistant on a project entitled, Nutrition and Crohn’s Disease. At present, She have been working as lecturer as the Mauritius Institute of Education.
Coming back to Mauritius in 2013, she was the program lead of an Employability skills program: Education in Nutrition, which composed of the writing of 4 manuals and the conception of 4 videos; at the Open University of Mauritius. Furthermore, she was also the program lead of MSc in Nutrition program and in 2016 helped in the conceptualisation of Master in Public Health program, at the Open University of Mauritius.
All these very rewarding experiences have allowed her to develop qualities of teaching, pedagogical abilities and scientific rigor.