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Dr. Collins has partnered with Nutrition Dimension, a division of Gannett Education, to bring a print magazine to life. The first issue will be launched at FNCE in Houston in October 2013.

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Past News

Dr. Collins is pleased to announce her new role with the Visiting Nurse Associations of America to integrate nutrition care into home health policies and procedures.

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Dr. Collins is very pleased to announce that she will teach her first class at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on April 9, 2012.

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Dr. Collins Is pleased to announce that she will be speaking on advances in nutritional interventions for chronic wounds at the Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin & Wound Care that will be held October 20-23, 2012 at Caesars Palace.

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Dr. Collins is pleased to announce her continuing role with the Alliance on Wound Care Stakeholders as the representative for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The Alliance of Wound Care Stakeholders is a 501(c)6 multidisciplinary trade association of 16 physician, clinician and patient organizations whose mission is to promote quality care and patient access to wound care products and services through effective advocacy and educational outreach in regulatory, legislative and public arenas.

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Dr. Collins is pleased to announce the continuation of her column entitled Nutrition 411 in the medical journal Ostomy-Wound Management for the fourth consecutive year. Past columns can be accessed via www.o-wm.com.

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Dr. Collins is pleased to announce her relocation to Las Vegas, NV.

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Dr. Collins is working with Hospital Bernard Mevs in Port-au-Prince, Haiti through Project Medishare on setting up nutrition programs for their new spinal cord injury and wound unit.

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Dr. Collins and Dr. Courtney Lyder will be speaking on minimizing hospital acquired conditions (HACs) and litigation at FNCE on September 27, 2011.

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Dr. Collins has been appointed to ADA’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) work group. The CMS workgroup will provide a mechanism for member input and a forum for the ongoing exchange of ideas with the purpose of helping prospectively develop and refine ADA’s regulatory strategy. 

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Dr. Collins performed 300+ live body composition analyses for attendees at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care in Dallas. Dr. Collins discussed the link between loss of lean body mass and delayed wound healing.

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Dr. Collins is working with HL7 (Health Level Seven) as the lead content expert for the nutrition and wounds interoperability standards for electronic health records (EHRs). HL7 is the global authority on standards for interoperability of health information technology.

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Dr. Collins has completed the biomedical infomatics 10 x 10 course at the Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU). The 10 x10 program was established in 2005 with the aim to train 10,000 health care and related professionals in medical informatics by the year 2010. The 10 x 10 program provides training to build the workforce that will enable information technology to improve the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of health care.

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Dr. Collins has been selected to be a member of the Evidence Analysis Library (EAL) wound care work group. The purpose of this group is to review and evaluate the current evidence investigating the link between nutrition and wounds.

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Dr. Collins has been appointed to a three year term as the American Dietetic Association’s representative to the Alliance on Wound Care Stakeholders. For more information about the mission of the Alliance, visit www.woundcarestakeholders.org.

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Dr. Collins has been appointed to a three year term on the American Dietetic Association’s inaugural Nutrition Informatics committee.

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Dr. Collins Announces a New Free Webinar on Nutrition and Wounds

You are invited to participate in a new and informative webinar, which will review the latest information on targeted nutritional therapy for wound healing.

Webinar Objectives:

  1. Compare and contrast healing and chronic wounds
  2. Discuss the relationship between lean body mass loss and wound healing
  3. Explore the function of amino acids
  4. Explain the role of arginine, glutamine and HMB in your plan of care

For more information and registration information, please click here.

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Ostomy-Wound Management News

Dr. Collins will continue in her role as contributing editor for 2010.
Look for a new nutrition feature in each issue this year.

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