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Dr Peter Collins
Discipline *
Nutrition and Dietetics
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PhD (Clinical Nutrition) (University of Southampton), Bachelor of Science in Dietetics (Hons) (University of Plymouth), Bachelor of Science in Applied Sports Science (Hons) (University of Glamorgan)

Professional memberships
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  • Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD)
  • Member of the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA)
  • The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN)

Clinical Nutrition, Clinical Research, Nutrition Support, Nutrition and Dietetics

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Peter Collins is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) and Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics where he leads the teaching of Medical Nutrition Therapy. Peter is the Course Coordinator for the XN43 Bachelor of Nutrition Science, XN44 Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics and the double degree IX70 Bachelor of Media & Communication/Bachelor of Nutrition Science. Dr Collins completed his PhD in the Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Southampton in the UK (June 2013). His research investigated the effectiveness of nutritional support in the treatment of disease-related malnutrition in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Peter has presented his research at numerous national and international conferences. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics and regularly reviews for several nutrition journals. Peter has a particular interest in the clinical and cost-effectiveness of nutrition and dietetic interventions in the management of disease-related malnutrition. Dr Collins has published 6 invited book chapters and 8 publications (Impact factor from 6.926 to 2.583). He is a visiting research dietitian at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane.

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Unit coordinator for the following units: 

  • XNB351 Medical Nutrition Therapy 1 (12 CP, Sem-1)
  • XNB354 Medical Nutrition Therapy 2 (12 CP, Sem-2)

Other responsibilities: Course Coordinator:

  • XN43 Bachelor of Nutrition Science (3 years)
  • XN44 Bachelor of Nutrition & Dietetics (4 years)
  • IX70 Bachelor of Media and Communication/Bachelor of Nutrition Science (4 years, double degree)
This information has been contributed by Dr Peter Collins.


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