Mitchel Holliday, EdD, RDN, CDCES, FAND Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Nutrition and Correctional Healthcare

Specialty Focus:

Food Allergy, Obesity, Diabetes, Malnutrition, Foodborne Illness, Dietitian and Dietician, Wound Care, Menu Analysis, Prison and Jail, Hunger Strike, Food Safety ,Dysphagia, Clinical Nutrition


Doctor of Education, University of Wisconsin-Stout; Master of Science, University of Wisconsin-Stout

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Dr. Holliday has been a registered dietitian nutritionist for over 14 years. For more than 12 of those years Dr. Holliday has helped to enhance the nutrition care of the United States largest correctional system and has a broad range of correctional dietetic experience including: • Health and food service project management • Procedure development • Quality and process improvement • Working with senior executive staff and attorneys on correctional nutrition-related public health and medical issues • Administrative remedies • Foreign and domestic intergovernmental legal and budgetary communications including, Senatorial, Congressional, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, and Office of the President Responses Dr. Holliday also has experience consulting with private law firms, state attorney general offices, and public health offices on correctional dietetics practices. He has conducted research and authored numerous publications and presentations on correctional public health nutrition, clinical nutrition, and food service-related matters. Select Awards/Honors United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Outstanding Service Medal (2016, 2019) USPHS Achievement Medal (2009, 2018) USPHS Senior Dietitian of the Year (2017) Heroism Award– The Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates (2015) Humanitarian Assistance Award – Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (2015) Up & Coming Award – Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Dietitians in Healthcare Communities Practice Group (2014) USPHS Dietitian Responder of the Year Award (2012) USPHS Commendation Award (2011) USPHS Junior Dietitian of the Year Award (2010)