Sandra Carol van Calcar Ph.D., R.D., L.D.

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Faculty profile
  • Registered Dietitian

Assistant Professor of Molecular and Medical Genetics School of Medicine

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Special focus on

  • Nutrition


  • B.S., Oregon State University 1983
  • M.S., University of Wisconsic-Madison 1987
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison 2009
  • Internship:

    • Dietetic Internship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1988


As part of the interdisciplinary clinical team at the OHSU Metabolic Clinic, Dr. Van Calcar specializes in nutrition management of inborn errors of metabolism (IEM), including phenylketonuria (PKU), disorders in fatty acid oxidation, galactosemia and glycogen storage disease.  Many of these disorders are detected by newborn screening and require life-long dietary treatment that includes specialized medical formulas.

Memberships and associations

  • Genetic Metabolic Dietitians International
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Society of Inherited Metabolic Disease

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(503) 494-8307

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503 494-8311