College of Natural Sciences

2008: Suzanna M. Nye

Nutrition Science/Nutrition Education, 1990

Suzanna Nye has made a career of helping others achieve career success in the field of dietetics. She has helped write, implement, and evaluate the State of California professional examinations for community nutrition classifications, resulting in State of California job eligibility for hundreds of dietetics professionals. Author of four peer-reviewed publications, Nye is a key presenter to American Dietetics Association (ADA) members, and has served in ADA membership at the national, state and local levels, including as president of the California Dietetics Association. Nye received the 2006 Delores Nyhus Award for providing the highest level of dietetic leadership in California.