Faculty

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 Spectroscopy

Lona Sandon, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.
Associate 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.
Clinical Instructor
Graduate School: M.C.N, UT Southwestern School of Health Professions, 2012
Interests: Nutrition

Alicia Gilmore, M.S., R.D., CSO, L.D., CNSC
Clinical Instructor
Graduate School: M.S., R.D., Oklahoma State University, 2002
Interests: Oncology Nutrition, Nutrition Support

Susan Rodder, M.S., R.D.
Associate Professor
Graduate School: M.S., R.D., Texas Women's University, 1991
Interests: Hyperlipidemia, diabetes, obesity

Gloria Lena Vega, Ph.D.
Professor
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.
Assistant Professor
Graduate School: Texas Woman's University

Michaela "Micki" Carrington, M.S., R.D.N., L.D.
Clinical Instructor
Graduate School: M.S., R.D., University of Alabama at Birmingham
Interests: School Food Service, nutrition education, global health

Kathleen Eustace, M.P.H., R.D.N., L.D.
Clinical Instructor"
Graduate School: M.P.H, R.D. University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, 2010
Interests: Gastrointestinal Nutrition, Pediatrics, Nutrition Support, and Nutrition Education