Christy Alexon

500 N. 3rd Street
Phoenix
Clinical Assoc Professor (FSC)
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Christy Alexon is a clinical associate professor of nutrition and coordinates the MS Medical Nutrition degree program for the College of Health Solutions.

Alexon 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, Alexon 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, 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, Arizona State University 2010
  • M.S. Nutrition, Arizona State University 2007
  • B.S. Human Nutrition, Arizona State University 2004

Courses

Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500 Research Methods
NTR 510 Nutrition and the Lifespan
NTR 541 Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
NTR 500 Research Methods
NTR 593 Applied Project
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500 Research Methods
NTR 510 Nutrition and the Lifespan
NTR 541 Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500 Research Methods
NTR 510 Nutrition and the Lifespan
NTR 541 Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
NTR 345 Development of Healthy Cuisine
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 492 Honors Directed Study
NTR 493 Honors Thesis
NTR 541 Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 499 Individualized Instruction
NTR 510 Nutrition and the Lifespan
NTR 541 Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 541 Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
CHS 101 The ASU Experience
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 541 Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 541 Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 541 Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 593 Applied Project
OBS 599 Thesis
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
NTR 441 Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500 Research Methods
NTR 541 Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
OBS 593 Applied Project
NTR 593 Applied Project