Nancy Collins, PhD, RDN, LD, NWCC, FAND, is a nationally recognized wound healing and nutrition expert based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Collins is nationally known for her work in the wound care arena. She has extensively studied the nutritional needs of patients with wounds and the effects of malnutrition on tissue regeneration. She is passionate about educating other health care professionals and has delivered more than 500 professional lectures on these topics. Dr. Collins is also a prolific author and has numerous publications to her credit. Dr. Collins has served as an editorial advisor to the journal, Advances in Skin and Wound Care, a contributing editor for Ostomy-Wound Management (renamed Wound Management & Prevention), and an editorial advisor for Today’s Diet and Nutrition. She also has served as a member of many medical advisory boards, including the American Professional Wound Care Association.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Nancy Collins is the president of Light Bulb Health, Inc. She receives a consulting fee and honoraria from Abbott Nutrition and Medtrition. Dr. Collins receives a honorarium from Nutricia and a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.

Non-financial: Dr. Nancy Collins is a member of the Malnutrition in the Elderly and the Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders. She serves as the director of the American Professional Wound Care Association, is on the editorial advisory board of Wound Management & Prevention, and on the council of directors for True Health Initiative.