Nancy Sacks, MS, RD, LDN is a graduate from the Clinical Nutrition programs at the University of Arizona and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. In addition to her undergraduate and graduate training, she received a Post Masters Certificate in Clinical Research Operations from La Salle University. Her clinical experience includes working with a variety of pediatric and adult populations in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
She has been an active member in the Children's Oncology group and co-chaired the Cancer Control - Nutrition Sub-Committee. In addition, she served as the Pediatric Subunit Chair within the oncology practice group of the American Dietetic Association for many years. Some of the projects that she has been involved with include the development of guidelines for nutrition support in the Supportive Care of Children with Cancer - Current Therapy and Guidelines from the Children's Oncology Group as well as the development and implementation of research projects for the pediatric oncology population. These projects have been in the areas of nutrition (nutritional status/support, enteral tube feeding, obesity), complementary alternative therapy, evaluation of the informed consent process and compliance of adolescents with chemotherapy during treatment. Nancy has over 18 years of experience working with the pediatric oncology population and currently works as a Research Coordinator and Registered Dietitian with the Survivor population in the Division of Oncology at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Education and Training
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Post Masters Certificate in Clinical Research Operations - La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
Titles and Academic Titles
Research Coordinator and Registered Dietitian
Departments and Services
Enteral tube feeding
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