sharon collison

Sharon Collison

Sharon Collison, MS, RD, LDN, CSSD

Clinical Instructor

Office Location:
230 Tower at STAR

Sharon Collison is a Registered Dietitian and Instructor of Clinical Nutrition at the University of Delaware.  Sharon completed her B.S. degree in Food Science and her M.S. degree in Human Nutrition with a concentration in exercise physiology at the University of Delaware.  Sharon teaches a sports nutrition course at the University of DE and provides medical nutrition therapy at the Nutrition Clinic at UD Health which is open to the public. She also has written several CEU articles for Today’s Dietitian as well as an ebook, entitled, Nutritional Strategies for Reducing Inflammation and Enhancing Immunity in the Athlete. She has been a board-certified sports dietitian since 2008, providing sports nutrition guidance to middle-school, high-school, collegiate, elite and amateur athletes. Sharon provides sports nutrition services to the DE Blue Coats, the G-league of the Philadelphia 76ers. In her spare time, Sharon enjoys cycling, hiking, strength training, developing recipes and entering cooking contests.  She won the grand prize, $100,000, at the Southern Living Cookoff in 2005 for her chocolate coffee cheesecake with mocha sauce.


  • M.S. University of DE 1993 
  • B.S. University of DE 1989


  • NTDT310


Collison SB, Sarcopenia. Today’s Dietitian October 2019:

Collison SB, Health Benefits of Dried Plums. Today’s Dietitian March 2019: 

Collison SB, Cocoa. Today’s Dietitian June 2017:

Collison SB, Tart Cherries. Today’s Dietitian September 2016:\

Collison SB, Nutrition Strategies for Reducing Inflammation and Enhancing Immunity in the Athlete, May 2015

Collison SB, Curcumin and Inflammatory Diseases: Potential Role in Prevention and Treatment. Today’s Dietitian September 2014:

Collison SB, Kuczmarski MF, Vickery CE: Impact of Nutrition Education on Female Athletes. American Journal of Health Behavior 1996;20(1):14-23.

  • Weight management
  • Eating disorders
  • Healthy aging
  • Sports nutrition