Lora Day

Title Lecturer
Education MA, Nutrition,
The University of Texas at Austin
Area of Interest Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics
Contact 972-883-2323
[email protected]


With her vast experience and education in clinical nutrition, Lora Day has served as a Registered Dietitian for many healthcare programs. She now serves as a lecturer for the Healthcare Studies Program, specializing in Nutrition. She also serves as a clinical instructor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center where she received the Outstanding Teacher Award in 2012.

Offered Courses

HLTH 1322 Human Nutrition

Selected Publications

Simmons J, Carson J, Day L and Latson B: The effects of lutein and zeaxanthin supplementation on age-related macular degeneration. The Spectrum (publication of Healthy Aging Practice Group of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics). Spring 2014; 11- 16.

Travnicek M and Day L. Clinical outcomes associated with fish oil-containing lipid emulsions in critical illness. Support Line. 2014; 36(2):12-19

Day LN. Book Review: ADA Pocket Guide to Enteral Nutrition. Nutr Clin Prac 21:416, August 2006

Day LN and Williams R. A Case In Point: Stay or change course? Interpreting clinical information. Support Line 27:18-20, April 2005

Day LN. Subjective global assessment: fundamentals of a practical and powerful technique. Support Line 26:3-7, February 2004

Langley G, Canada T, Day L. Primer: Acid base disorders and nutrition support treatment. Nutr Clin Prac 18:259-61, June 2003

Ireton-Jones CS, George MB, Day L, Zeiter T. Case Problem: Medical nutrition therapy for a patient with Crohn’s disease. J Am Diet Assoc 100:472-75, 2000

Day LN, Inman NN, OBoyle JD. Nutrition support in short bowel syndrome from multiple complications in a cervical cancer patient – nutrition practice poster abstract. Nutr Clin Practice 15:S6, 2000.