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Susan Saffel-Shrier, MS, RD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments: Family & Preventive Medicine - Professor (Clinical), Nutrition and Integrative Physiology - Adjunct Associate Professor

Divisions: Family Medicine

Academic Office Information

Susan.Saffel-Shrier@hsc.utah.edu

Susan Saffel-Shrier, M.S., R.D., C.D., is a registered dietician and certified gerontologist, and currently serves as Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor in the Division of Nutrition at the University of Utah. Susan provides both general nutrition services and geriatric nutrition as part of the Senior Clinic at the Sugar House Health Center. In addition to partnering with patients to pursue healthy lifestyles, she provides nutrition care for patients with chronic diseases including diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and weight issues. She offers both individual and group appointments for diabetes and weight management.

Susan is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. As a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she is involved in developing nutrition guidelines for older adults. In her leisure time, she enjoys trail running, backpacking, cooking and gardening. She is currently welcoming new patients.

Education History

Internship University of Utah
Dietetic Internship
Intern
Certification University of Utah
Gerontology
Certification
Graduate Training University of Utah
Nutrition & Food Science
M.S.
Undergraduate University of Utah
Nutrition & Food Science
B.S.