United Arab Emirates
Ms. Veena Raigangar, PhD(c), MS, PT is a physiotherapist and has been teaching in the Department of Physiotherapy at the University of Sharjah, U.A.E for the last 13 years. She has a double Master’s in Physiotherapy and in Education and is currently pursuing her PhD in the UK. She is part of the Metabolic syndrome and Related Disorders Research group at the University of Sharjah, with several high impact peer reviewed papers related to physical activity, biomarkers and stress. She is also a part of funded ongoing research projects in the field of physical activity and pregnancy with the research group and is working on some publications in this area. She is an active participant in the UAE physiotherapy community, and has been involved with the Emirates physiotherapy Society, since 2005.