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Dr. Nancy Collins, PhD, RDN, LD, NWCC, FAND is a nationally recognized expert in nutrition, often quoted in leading professional publications. She has reviewed over 450 legal matters for plaintiff and defense attorney clients since 1993. Dr. Collins prides herself on being knowledgeable, timely, and unbiased.

Some of Dr. Collins' services include the review of medial records to determine merit, development of chronologies and timelines, report writing, assistance in locating qualified dietitians and nutritionists in other specialties

About Dr. Collins:
* Over 25 years of experience in nutritional care of patients
* First registered dietitian to be certified in Wound Care
* Dedicated educator of health care professionals providing training, lectures and over 350 national symposia
* Founder of
* Published extensively in peer reviewed journals
* Past-elected officer of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
* Credentialed as a registered dietitian nutritionist by the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Areas of Expertise include:
Human nutrition, dietetics and food service, geriatrics, nursing homes, long term care, assisted living, hospitals and acute care, wound healing, pressure ulcers, bedsores and decubitus ulcers, diabetes and diabetic ulcers, burns, non-healing surgical wounds, unintended weight loss, failure to thrive, wasting diseases, cachexia and sarcopenia, bariatric surgery, dietary problems related to Alzheimer's disease, swallowing disorders, choking and diet texture modification, nutritional analysis, vitamin and mineral deficiencies

Education & Licenses

PhD, Human Nutrition
RDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
NWCC - Nutrition Wound Care Certified
FAND - Fellow of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics