Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD
- Registered dietitian and epidemiologist
- Creator of an award-winning cancer nutrition website
- Appointed member to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
Suzanne Dixon, a registered dietitian and epidemiologist, is best known as the creator of an award-winning cancer nutrition website, which was acclaimed by the New York Times and Time magazine.
She has received numerous awards from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has served as an appointed member to the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). Suzanne has taught medical, nursing, public health, and complementary medicine coursework, and is a frequent lecturer at conferences and universities around the United States. She is past chair of the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, and former director of the Outpatient Oncology Nutrition Program at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Suzanne received her training in epidemiology and nutrition at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health at Ann Arbor, and currently runs her own consulting business in Portland, Oregon.
Ask the Expert: Managing your weight after breast cancer
Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, answers your questions about why breast cancer impacts your weight, why some people gain or lose weight, what you can do during treatment to help manage weight after treatment ends, and ways to get more exercise or find a fitness program to help your overall wellness.