Patricia has been a practicing Registered Dietitian serving both children and adults since 1983.
Her work is centered on helping adults, children and families focus on their total well-being through a personalized, functional nutrition and fitness approach. Her specialties include: weight loss, diabetes, high cholesterol, gastrointestinal problems, food allergies and intolerance, celiac disease and women with PCOS, pre and post menopause. Patricia also specializes in developing nutritional programs for children with special needs including cystic fibrosis, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, cardiac defects, seizure disorder, spina bifidia, PDD/autism and other medically complex conditions. Patricia has been actively involved in Special Medical Services, a department of New Hampshire’s Health and Human Services, where she developed its nutrition, feeding and swallowing program. She is a published author and frequently gives presentations on various nutrition topics related to children with special health care needs.
Patricia’s publishing credits include:
<li>Co-authored a chapter in the ADA publication: Children with Special Health Care Needs: A Community Pocket Guide</li>
<li>Co-authored an article for Washington University’s Nutrition Focus Newsletter: Enteral Nutrition Management for Children with Special Health Care Needs</li>
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