About Me

 

Biographical

Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD

Suzanne Dixon, an epidemiologist and registered dietitian, is an author, speaker, and internationally recognized expert in nutrition, chronic disease prevention, and health and wellness. Suzanne is best known as the creator of the award-winning website CancerNutritionInfo.com (sold in 2005), which was acclaimed by the New York Times and named one of Time magazine’s 50 Coolest Websites of 2005.


She has numerous scholarly and popular literature publications and has received awards from the American Dietetic Association for Innovative Nutrition Education Programs for the Public and Distinguished Practice in Oncology Nutrition.


While managing the Outpatient Oncology Nutrition Program at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Suzanne counseled thousands of cancer patients on diet and nutrition to promote healing. She represented the University of Michigan as an appointed member to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) nutrition sub-committee and frequently lectured at the University of Michigan (UM) Medical School, School of Nursing, and School of Public Health. Suzanne developed and taught coursework for a pilot program designed to integrate nutrition science into the UM Medical School curricula and developed and taught alternative medicine coursework for Eastern Michigan University.


Through her writing, lecturing, and teaching, Suzanne is devoted to helping others learn about and use food and nutrients for optimal health and wellness. She has a passion for translating complex nutrition and science concepts into useful, everyday advice. Suzanne received her training in epidemiology and nutrition at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health at Ann Arbor.