APPLYING FOOD AND NUTRITION SCIENCE IN THE COURT ROOM
Bonnie Modugno, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian providing expert witness research and testimony since 1998. Bonnie is the owner of More Than Food, Inc, a food and nutrition consultation business and Nutrition Works, a nutrition consultation business, located in Santa Monica, California.
For over 14 years Bonnie has provided expert witness testimony in child support cases, primarily for leading family law firms in Southern California. She plans and executes research to determine nutrition needs of dependent children and the costs of providing for those needs. Nutrition research can be specific to individual food preferences, allergies, customary food access and patterns of intake.
Bonnie Modugno earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Food and Nutrition in 1979, a Master’s of Science degree in education and psychology in 1982 and is a certified lactation educator (CLE) since 1984. She taught basic nutrition and nutrition for nursing students and exercise instructors at Santa Monica College and UCLA Extension for 15 and 12 years respectively.
Bonnie specializes in infant and child nutrition, energy metabolism, weight management, sports nutrition and eating disorders.