Lora Day

Lora Day

Lecturer I - Interdisciplinary Studies
Tags: Clinical Nutrition Dietetics

Professional Preparation

M.A. - Nutrition
The University of Texas at Austin - 1987
B.A. - Dietetics
Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas - 1979


 The effects of lutein and zeaxanthin supplementation on age-related macular degeneration  2014 - Publication
 Clinical outcomes associated with fish oil-containing lipid emulsions in critical illness  2014 - Publication
 ADA Pocket Guide to Enteral Nutrition  2006 - Book Review
 A Case In Point: Stay or change course? Interpreting clinical information  2005 - Publication
 Subjective global assessment: fundamentals of a practical and powerful technique  2004 - Publication
 Primer: Acid base disorders and nutrition support treatment  2003 - Publication
 Case Problem: Medical nutrition therapy for a patient with Crohn’s disease 2000 - Publication
 Nutrition support in short bowel syndrome from multiple complications in a cervical cancer patient  2000 - Poster presentation abstract
 Role of the Dietitian in Parenteral Nutrition Order Writing  1999 - Poster presentation abstract
 A simplified communication and tracking tool for metabolic cart services  1993 - Poster presentation abstract

Additional Information

Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian
Registered Dietitian, American Dietetic Association
Licensed Dietitian


American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Member
Chapter Reviewer: Nutrition Support in Adults Core Curriculum, 2007, American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Speaker: Nutrition Week 2005-American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. Symposium, Monitoring Nutrition Support: Utilizing Clinical Judgment. When You Can’t Count on I & O Numbers: Using Clinical Judgment in Challenges of Nutrition Support Monitoring, 1/31/05
Speaker: Nutrition Week 2004, Las Vegas, NV. Symposium on Nutrition Assessment. Subjective Global Assessment: Using Clinical Judgment to Assess Nutrition Status, 2/12/04
Speaker: Nutrition Week 2003, San Antonio, TX. Roundtable Discussion: Subjective Global Assessment: Fundamentals of a Practical and Powerful Technique, 1/20/03
ASPEN Website: Member Resource Exchange: Referenced Guidelines for AcidBase Disorders and Nutrition Support Treatment. Posted 4/02
Referenced Questions/Answers Contributor: ASPEN Nutrition Support SelfAssessment Programs: Enteral Support, 1999, 2004; Parenteral Support, 1998. 
American Dietetic Association, Member
Professional Journal Reviewer: Support Line (Journal of Dietitians in Nutrition Support Practice Group), June 2004-present; Mentor in Writer’s Mentoring Program
Dietitians in Nutrition Support Practice Group, member, 2002-present Invited Speaker, Dietitians in Nutrition Support Annual Seminar, Pasadena CA. Clinical Application of Subjective Global Assessment, Nutrition Management of Proximal Small Bowel Fistula, 6/16-6/17/06
Invited Speaker: Texas Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Conference, Houston, TX: Subjective Global Assessment: Fundamentals of a Powerful and Practical Technique, 4/3/03.
Invited Speaker: Texas Dietetic Association Annual Meeting: Meeting the JCAHO Functional Standards: An Interdisciplinary Team Approach, 3/96
Chair, Membership Directory 1994-96; 
Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, volunteer
Member, Steering Committee for Manual of Nutritional Therapy, 1991-97 
  • Author, chapter revisions: Nutrition Assessment of Adults, Enteral Nutrition for Adults, Parenteral Nutrition for Adults, 2000 
  • Author with Canada, T, chapter revisions: Nutrition Assessment of Adults, Vitamin K Restricted Diet, Test Diets, 1997