Christy Alexon

Dir (FSC) + Clin Assc Profr
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Dr. Christy Alexon is a Clinical Associate Professor of Nutrition and serves as Director of Summer Programs for the College of Health Solutions and also coordinates the MS Medical Nutrition degree program.

Christy has been a Registered Dietitian since 2007 and has been a full-time faculty member at ASU since 2010, teaching coursework in topics such as advanced macronutrient metabolism, applied food principles, research methods, and nutrition across the lifespan to undergraduate and graduate students. She serves on graduate student thesis/applied project committees, focusing on research related to applied clinical nutrition, nutrient metabolism, and nutrition therapies for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, particularly diabetes.

Professionally, Christy is past president of the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has worked as a clinical dietitian at Chandler Regional Medical Center. In 2012-2013, she was selected as "Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year" by the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and was also nominated for the ASU Centennial Professor Award. 

Prior to joining ASU, Professor Alexon was an adjunct faculty member at Mesa Community College and nutrition consultant for the Phoenix VA Health Care System. 

Education

Ph.D. Physical Activity, Nutrition and Wellness, 2010

M.S. Nutrition, 2007

B.S. Human Nutrition, 2004

Courses

Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 345Development of Healthy Cuisine
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 492Honors Directed Study
NTR 493Honors Thesis
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 499Individualized Instruction
NTR 510Nutrition and the Lifespan
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 101The ASU Experience
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 593Applied Project
OBS 599Thesis
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
OBS 593Applied Project
NTR 593Applied Project
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500Research Methods
OBS 593Applied Project
NTR 593Applied Project
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500Research Methods
OBS 593Applied Project
NTR 593Applied Project
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 142Applied Food Principles
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
OBS 593Applied Project
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 142Applied Food Principles
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Summer 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 142Applied Food Principles
NTR 345Development of Healthy Cuisine
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II