Dr. Elizabeth Sussman is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at California State University, Northridge. Her degrees include a Ph.D. in Physical Activity, Nutrition and Wellness from Arizona State University, a M.S. in Applied Physiology and Nutrition from Columbia University, and a B.S. in Nutrition and Dietetics from California State University, Long Beach. In addition, Dr. Sussman completed the dietetic internship at Long Island University. With three years of clinical experience as a renal dietitian, Dr. Sussman’s research interest centers around micronutrient deficiencies in kidney failure patients. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and currently teaches FCS 207 and 403.