The faculty members in the Department of Clinical Nutrition are dedicated to bringing students a superb educational experience. You’ll learn with nationally recognized professionals who are directly involved in patient care in UT Southwestern hospitals and clinics and active in collaborative research with other campus departments.
Jeffrey Browning, M.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Master of Clinical Nutrition
Graduate School: M.D., UT Southwestern Medical School, 1998
Interests: Metabolism; Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Obesity; Insulin Resistance/Diabetes; Dietary Weight Loss; Fasting; Stable Isotope Tracers; Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrosopy
Lona Sandon, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Master of Clinical Nutrition–Coordinated Program
Program Director, Master of Clinical Nutrition–Health Professionals Track
Graduate School: Ph.D., R.D., Texas Woman's University, 2016
Interests: Wellness/sports nutrition, fitness, instructional technology
Tad Campbell, M.C.N., R.D.N., L.D.
Graduate School: M.C.N, UT Southwestern School of Health Professions, 2012
Jo Ann S. Carson, Ph.D., R.D.
Graduate School: Ph.D., R.D., University of Texas, 2000
Interests: Nutrition and cancer, weight control, nutrition education
Lora Day, M.A., R.D.
Graduate School: M.A., R.D., University of Texas, Austin, 1987
Interests: Nutrition support, gastrointestinal disorders
Alicia Gilmore, M.S., R.D., CSO, L.D., CNSC
Graduate School: M.S., R.D., Oklahoma State University, 2002
Interests: Oncology Nutrition, Nutrition Support
Linda Michalsky, Ph.D., R.D.
Graduate School: Ph.D., R.D., University of Texas, Austin, 2002
Interests: Pediatrics, obesity prevention, nutrition education, psychiatric disorders
Susan Rodder, M.S., R.D.
Graduate School: M.S., R.D., Texas Women's University, 1991
Interests: Hyperlipidemia, diabetes, obesity
Gloria Lena Vega, Ph.D.
Dr. Scott M. Grundy Distinguished Professorship in Human Nutrition
Graduate School: Ph.D., Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1979
Interests: Biochemistry of atherosclerosis, clinical nutrition, primary and secondary hyperlipidemia
Hoda Yeganehjoo, Ph.D., R.D.
Graduate School: Texas Woman’s University