Uthara is a Registered Dietitian in India. She has a Masters in Food Science and Nutrition from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Anantapur. She holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Practical Diabetology conducted by Steno Diabetes Research center, Denmark. She is also a certified diabetes educator from the Christian Medical College, Vellore- under project HOPE, recognized by the International Diabetes Federation. She is a clinical dietitian and has completed 21 years of clinical nutrition practice in various multi-specialty hospitals in India. Has actively participated in National and International conferences. Currently pursuing research on lifestyle risk factors and coronary artery disease, she works with a passion to advocate nutrition therapy in various clinical conditions, both in the hospital as well as in the community. Uthara is currently the chief dietitian at SIMS Hospital (SRM Institutes for Medical Science), India.