Colette Janson-Sand, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

Colette Janson-Sand, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

Emeritus Faculty

Educational Background:

Ph.D., University of New Hampshire, 1980
M.S., University of New Hampshire, 1970
B.A., Bridgewater State College, 1967

Courses Taught:

Managerial Skills in Dietetics (NUTR 504); ServSafe (NUTR 505); Nutrition for Education and Counseling (NUTR 610); Nutrition for Children with Special Needs (NUTR 740/840); Clinical Nutrition (NUTR 773/873);

General Area of Interest and/or Specialty:

Nutritional assessment; nutrition education; pediatric nutrition

Description of Current Research and/or Professional Activities:

Through my interaction with the Institute on Disabilities, I have the opportunity to interact with a variety of populations whose nutritional needs vary widely. Much of my work has centered around child nutrition behaviors and nutrition education modalities to bring about changes in these behaviors.

Additional Information:

In addition to teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, Dr. Janson-Sand is a core faculty member for the UNH-Dartmouth LEND program, a leadership training program for healthcare professionals who want to specialize in the care of children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. She also has been a nutrition coordinator at Camp Carefree in New Durham N.H., a camp for children with Type I diabetes, where she has mentored UNH dietetic students for over 30 years. 

Kendall Hall, Room 125
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 
(603) 862-1723