Dr Peter Collins is a lecturer and research academic in Nutrition and Dietetics. He is a UK trained Registered Dietitian (RD) and an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) with a PhD in Clinical Nutrition from the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Southampton (June 2013). Peter’s research interests are around the detection and management of disease-related malnutrition, with a specific interest in the nutritional management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He is particularly interested in the potential for innovative solutions to aid in both the detection and management of malnutrition across health and social care settings.

Peter is on the editorial board of the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics and was recently awarded an appointment to the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) Faculty as an Early Career member. He is regularly invited to present at international conferences on the topic of malnutrition and nutrition support and has taught as part of the prestigious Life-Long Learning (LLL) international program in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism for health care professionals including doctors, dietitians, nurses and pharmacists. 

Supervision 

Enhanced management of malnutrition across the continuum of care using a mobile health (mHealth) solution.

Principle advisor: Doctor of Philosophy (2019)

Other advisor: Dr Jack Bell

 

Potential Research Projects

Breaking the malnutrition carousel: addressing the problem from hospital to home

Improving the identification and management of disease-related malnutrition

 

Researcher biography

Dr Peter Collins is a lecturer and research academic in Nutrition and Dietetics. He is a UK trained Registered Dietitian (RD) and an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) with a PhD in Clinical Nutrition from the Faculty of Medicine at The University of Southampton (June 2013). Peter's research interests are around the detection and management of disease-related malnutrition, with a specific interest in the nutritional management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He is particularly interested in the potential for innovative solutions to aid in both the detection and management of malnutrition across health and social care settings.

Peter is on the editorial board of the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics and was recently awarded an appointment to the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) Faculty as an Early Career member. He is regularly invited to present at international conferences on the topic of malnutrition and nutrition support and has taught as part of the prestigious Life-Long Learning (LLL) international program in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism for health care professionals including doctors, dietitians, nurses and pharmacists.