For Immediate Release
Contact: Wendy Hinton
Director of Advancement Communications
King’s College
(570) 208-8130

July 13, 2021 – Pamela Charney, M.S., Ph.D., RDN, LDN, FAND will begin teaching in the Sports Medicine Department in the new Master of Science in Nutrition Sciences (MSNS) program this summer at King’s College. Dr. Charney comes to King’s with a wealth of experience in nutrition, dietetics, and the growing field of nutrition and health informatics.

Dr. Charney is a U.S. armed forces veteran, having completed her internship with the U.S. Army at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. After leaving the military, Dr. Charney worked in virtually all areas of nutrition practice including critical care nutrition, clinical nutrition management, research, and pediatric nutrition. She helped develop and implement interdisciplinary healthcare teams in a variety of healthcare settings.

Dr. Charney completed two master’s degrees in Nutritional Sciences and Clinical Informatics and Patient Centered Technology at the University of Washington. While at Rutgers University, her doctoral research focused on diagnostic thought processes of registered dietitians at three levels of practice. She is also an expert in dietetics terminology and was a member of the task force that developed the Nutrition Care Process and the dietetics terminology.

As a Director of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) House of Delegates, Dr. Charney served on AND’s Board of Directors. She also served two terms as a member of the Board of Directors for the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN). More recently, Dr. Charney was appointed as a commissioner for the newly developed advanced certification in healthcare informatics (AHIC), which will be offered for the first time this fall. Commissioners are all considered to be experts in the field of healthcare informatics.

Dr. Charney’s current area of practice is focused on older adults. She also has expertise in diagnosis and treatment of malnutrition.

For more information on the MSNS Program, please visit

Pamela Charney, M.S., Ph.D., RDN, LDN, FAND