Dr. Mary Litchford, PhD, RDN, LDN

Mary Litchford is an acclaimed speaker, author, medical-legal expert and consultant to health care providers. Along with her consulting work, Dr. Litchford has built a national reputation for her many presentations, published articles and books on leading-edge clinical nutrition topics. She has authored instructional software for the health care science students and advanced level continuing education courses for nutrition professionals.


CASE Software & Books - President

  • Writes professional reference books for nutrition professionals, professor and healthcare science students
  • Designs case study software for CPE courses for nutrition professionals
  • Writes companion text books and user’s manuals for software programs
  • Writes selected chapters for college textbooks and professional references
  • Provides consultation to healthcare providers and medical-legal opinions

Wellspring Healthcare- Consultant, Healthcare & Dining Services

  • Nutrition care consultant for assisted living, skilled and memory care units
  • Established protocols for wound care
  • Supervised and trained Nutrition Care Manager

CMC- Manager, Training & Development

  • Nationally recognized speaker and author
  • Designed instructional training modules and menu systems for healthcare units
  • Acute care and long term care dietary consultant.

University of North Carolina Greensboro –Director, Dietetics Programs

  • Developed and coordinated the dietetics practice program using 28 healthcare facilities
  • Project manager for writing self studies implementing the American Dietetic Association Standards of Education


  • Ph.D. University of North Carolina Greensboro
  • M.S. University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Joe Wyatt Award for Creative Instructional Software
  • US Foodservice Consultant Dietitian of the Year, 2005
  • Ross Leadership Award for ADA/CD-HCF, 2001
  • Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year, North Carolina, 1981
  • North Carolina Dietetic Association Member of the Year, 2011
  • National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Board of Directors 2013-2016
  • National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Vice-President 2015


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