Faculty & Advisory Board

Colleen Fogarty-Draper MS, RDN, LDN

Colleen Fogarty Draper, MS RD, is a Registered Dietitian and scientific researcher with training in Functional Medicine and nutritional genomics. Colleen is currently pursuing her PhD in Nutritional Systems Biology at Leiden University.

Colleen has spent the last decade and a half in nutritional systems biology research and integration into practice and biotechnology directing nutritional genomics clinical research and commercial nutritional genomics product design. She is presently enjoying bringing her depth and breath of experience in nutritional genomics and practice to clinical translation research at the Nestle Institute of Health Sciences in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Colleen is currently focused on using novel research designs and approaches to data analysis to characterize the female menstrual cycle and metabolic health, and creating information systems for dietary capture and analysis. She is also interested in doing systems research on ancient healing practices.

As the Nutritional Genomics Advisor for DIFM, Colleen has been moving nutritional genomics and now nutritional system biology forward for the registered dietitian. In 2012, Colleen received the Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine Service Award.

Senior Associate Researcher, Nestle Institute of Health Sciences 


Nutritional Genomics Advisor, Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine (DIFM) DPG, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics