Nancy Munoz

DCN, MHA, RD, FAND
Assistant Chief for Nutrition and Food Service
Southern Nevada VA Healthcare System
Las Vegas
NV

Dr. Nancy Munoz holds a Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition from Rutgers State University of New Jersey, a Master in Healthcare Administration from the University of Maryland, and a Bachelor in Food and Nutrition from Marymount College in New York.

Teaching healthcare practitioners the role of nutrition as a modifiable risk in the development of pressure ulcers is at the core of her practice. While the nutrition care of older adults has defined her career, she now provides services to the Veterans that have served our Nation.

Dr. Munoz is a lecturer for the University of Massachusetts Amherst Nutrition Department and the Assistant Chief for Nutrition and Food Service at the Southern Nevada VA Healthcare System.

Dr. Munoz has authored and served as expert reviewer for books and manuscripts for numerous professional publications, and the Academy of Nutrition Evidence Analysis Library.

As a registered dietitian nutritionist and a member of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dr. Munoz has a long history of professional service. She has served as past treasurer and president for the New Jersey Dietetic association, as well as a member of the Academy's Positions Commitee. She currently serves as the Professional Development Chair for the Dietetics in Healthcare Communities DPG and as a Director on the board for the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.