About Us > Julie Lanford, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN

Julie Lanford, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN



She received a bachelor’s degree in biology from North Carolina State University, a master's degree in public health nutrition from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership from Duke University.

Lanford developed www.CancerDietitian.com in 2007, and the programs have expanded to include more than 500 articles as well as The Cancer Dietitian Podcast, and has over 6,000 subscribers of her e-newsletter and over 10,000 social media followers. In addition to writing articles, she provides prevention and survivorship education to a variety of audiences. She has been the cancer nutrition speaker for national nonprofit organizations, including Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Young Survival Coalition, and Stupid Cancer, and has spoken at state-wide and local events. She is an active member of the Oncology Nutrition Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Julie's passion is wellness for cancer prevention and survivorship, and she specializes in making healthy living fun! Lanford enjoys life away from work when she is traveling with her personal “circus,” a husband, 11-year-old daughter, 4-year-old son, and one lively beagle.