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Nutrition Faculty - Susannah LeVon

Assistant Professor

Susannah LeVon M.P.H., R.D., C.D.N. is an assistant professor who teaches in the areas of nutrition through the life cycle, community nutrition, nutrition education & counseling, nutrition careers as well as food service management and organization & management in nutrition.  She received her M.P.H. from the University of Michigan in the area of Community Health & Nutrition Programs. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the Dietetic Practice Groups - Diabetes Care and Education, Complimentary and Alternative Care as well as The Hunger and Environmental Nutrition groups.   Susannah was the Assistant Director of Nutrition Services for Aramark at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (C.V.P.H.) for 5 years prior to becoming a full time faculty at SUNY Plattsburgh. While at CVPH, she initiated and coordinated the Diabetes Center at CVPH. In addition to her expertise in community nutrition, management and nutrition education, she is interested in international nutrition education. Susannah served in the Peace Corps in Senegal, West Africa where she conducted research in the area of maternal/child nutrition assessment. She is active in the North Country Journal Club and served on many hospital committees and maintains many contacts with the health and nutrition professionals in the Plattsburgh area. Susannah gives many public presentations for corporate, community and professional groups.

Education

  • M.P.H.. in Nutritional Programs, University of Michigan
  • B.S. in Human Nutrition, Colorado State University

Research Areas

  • Maternal/child nutrition assessment in Senegal, West Africa
  • Diabetes Education in rural areas

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dietetic Association
  • Dietetic Practice Groups
    • Diabetes Care and Education (D.C.E.)
    • (D.C.C.) Nutrition in Complementary Care
    • (H.E.N.) Hunger and Environmental Nutrition
  • EXPLORE committee on Diabetes
  • North Country Journal Club

Contact Susannah LeVon

Office: Hawkins Hall 223C
Phone: (518) 564-4235
E-mail: levonse@plattsburgh.edu