Elizabeth Sussman

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Assistant Professor | Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science; Graduate Coordinator
(818) 677-4693
Office location:
SQ 204D


Elizabeth Sussman, Ph.D., RD., is an Assistant Professor in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Science in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. She is also the  primary point of contact, known as the Graduate Coordinator,  for graduate education and graduate students within the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

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.

Updated August 2017