About Dominica Nichols, PhD, RD, LDN

Dominica Nichols, PhD, RD, LDN is the Clinical Nutritionist in the Mass General Down Syndrome Program. She is also a Clinical Nutritionist in Medical Genetics and a member of the team of Nutritionists at the MGH Pediatric Gastroenterology group at Waltham.

As a Clinical Nutritionist, she is honored to partner with individuals and families to help them identify, progress towards and realize their unique health or wellness goals. She is passionate about community inclusion and feels strongly that adequate nutrition (foods, beverages, nutrients) and movement activities are on the path to that end.

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Medical Education

  • Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Boston, 2014-15
  • Graduate Certificate in Nutrition and Dietetics, Simmons University, 2013
  • PhD Biology, Northeastern University, 2008
  • BA Biology, Boston University, 2001

American Board Certifications

  • Registered Dietitian