Scott Crow, Ph.D., R.D., LDN
PINEHURST – Scott Crow, Ph.D., R.D., LDN, spent the first 14 years of his career working in the agricultural field after earning his Ph.D. in monogastric nutrition (nutrition in animals with a single-chambered stomach such as dogs, cats, horses and pigs.)
A diagnosis of late-onset Type 1 diabetes eight years ago changed his personal perspective and his career path. Now a registered dietitian, Dr. Crow recently joined FirstHealth Diabetes & Nutrition Education as a dietitian and diabetes educator covering programs in Pinehurst and Rockingham and the FirstHealth Transition Care Clinics.
“I have always had a deep passion for nutrition, and living with diabetes makes that even more personal,” he says.
A native of Connecticut, Dr. Crow earned a bachelor’s degree in animal science from the University of Connecticut, a master’s degree in monogastric nutrition from the University of Missouri and his Ph.D., also in monogastric nutrition, from N.C. State University.
He recently completed a dietetic internship with Meredith College in Raleigh. Before joining FirstHealth, he had his own poultry nutrition consulting business, focusing on feed formulation, the evaluation of feed ingredients, livestock and poultry production, mortality disposal and domestic and international environmental issues.
His goal is to become a certified diabetes educator. “I look forward to providing patients with the most up-to-date, scientifically based information in diabetes education along with my personal experience of living with the disease,” he says.
The FirstHealth Diabetes and Nutrition Education program offers counseling for individuals with specific medical needs as well as those who wish to maintain good health. For more information, call (800) 364-0499 or visit www.firsthealth.org/diabetes.
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