Dr. Sheela Prasad is Professor and Head, Centre for Regional Studies, University of Hyderabad. Her training is in the discipline of Geography and she has done her M.Phil. and Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her research interests are interdisciplinary in nature and include : Urban and Regional Geography, Health, Environment and Gender Issues.
Dr. Sheela Prasad has a number of publications to her credit in leading journals in the areas of Health, Population Control Policies and Urban studies. She is actively involved with NGOs in Hyderabad working in the areas of Gender, Environment and Minorities.