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Lisa Sasson

Associate Dean for Global Affairs; Clinical Professor, Nutrition; Director, Dietetic Internship

Nutrition and Food Studies


Lisa Sasson is the dietetic internship director and a clinical associate professor in the department. She has interests in dietetic education, weight and behavior management, and problem-based learning. She also is a private practice nutritionist with a focus on weight managment. She is the co director the the Food, Nutrition and Culture program in Florence, Italy. She has done a number of media interviews both print and television for publications such as Self Magazine, Allure, New York Times, and Prevention Magazine. Her professional activities include: consultant for Nickelodeon , New York State Dietetic Association and Greater New York Dietetic Association (past president and treasurer

Selected Publications

  • Collaboration between Pediatrics and Dentistry: Dietetic Internship in Pediatric Dentistry Topics in clinical Nutrition Vol 20 Number 3 July- September 2005
  • The Decision Making Process for Choosing an Emphasis Area in a Dietetic Internship- Newsletter of Dietetic Educators Practice Group 2003
  • Options for Living With Lung Disease, Oxford Health Plans, 10/97