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Nutrition Care

Nutrition Care


We believe that nutrition is the foundation of health and wellness.  As a department under the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, we work collaboratively with your physician to address a variety of clinical nutrition needs.

 Our providers are Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and are well-qualified, licensed providers who individualize your care with unique expertise, nutrition counseling, and specialized medical nutrition therapy.  We help a variety of patients from adults to young children, and services are covered by most insurances.  A physician’s prescription is required for nutrition clinical practice.


Here are general reasons for a comprehensive nutritional consult:

  • Enhanced sports performance
  • General wellness and healthy dietary changes
  • Diabetes prevention and treatment
  • Food allergies or intolerance
  • Therapeutic diets
  • Achieving healthy weight
  • Elevated cholesterol and blood lipids
  • Specialized kidney conditions
  • Pediatric nutrition and breastfeeding
  • Family nutrition plans


Our nutritionists provide care in a variety of locations across NSU’s Davie/Fort Lauderdale campus Monday - Friday. Days and times vary by location.

Prior to your visit please download and fill the Online Patient forms available at:

Call our scheduling center at (954) 262-2399 to make an appointment.

  • Sanford L. Ziff Clinic – Employee Wellness Clinic
    3200 S. University Drive Davie, FL 33328
  • Don Taft University Center – Sports Medicine Clinic
    3301 College Avenue Ft. Lauderdale-Davie, FL 33314
  • Mailman Segal Center – Early Childhood Development
    7600 SW 36th Avenue Davie, FL 33314


Petra ColindresMarilyn Gordon Ed.D, RDN, CSSD, LDN 
Marilyn is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Her interest in nutrition grew out of vegetarianism and fitness. Early in clinical practice, she realized the power of food and lifestyle for optimal health. After graduate work in exercise science and wellness, she began teaching nutrition and wellness courses. Most recently, she used her lifelong interest to develop a course on plant-based eating patterns. She is the team nutritionist for the athletics department and teaches yoga and spin classes at the university’s recreation center, which is a great way to get to know students. 

keil-jennifer-nutrition-clinics.jpgJennifer Keil, M.S.H, RDN, LDN
Jennifer Keil graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition and earned a Master of Science in Health from the University of North Florida. As a licensed Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Professor Keil brings 20 years of experience from various settings. Early in her career, she practiced in the acute care setting with a focus in cardiac nutrition. More recently she has served as faculty in higher education where she led community events and mentored students. Jennifer is an active member of the South Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has held several board positions. She was recognized by the association as Distinguished Member and Recognized Young Dietitian. She loves to travel, time with family and friends, line dancing, baking, and playtime with her dog.

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