Dr. Coleman is a registered dietitian who received her Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences from Tufts University School of Nutrition. Her early work focused on metabolic changes in people with rheumatoid arthritis, and she later began work on metabolic changes in people with lupus. She is a member of the Lupus Now Advisory Board for the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA), as well as a member of the Materials Review Panel of the LFA Education Committee. She has published numerous articles on diet and rheumatic disease and is the editor of a new textbook entitled Nutrition and Rheumatic Disease, published by Humana Press.
Dr. Coleman's areas of interest include nutrition and childhood obesity.