Melinda Johnson

NHI-2, Downtown Campus
Room 401-M
Phoenix
Clinical Assoc Professor
Faculty
DTPHX Campus
Mailcode
9020

Biography

Melinda Johnson is a Clinical Associate Professor of nutrition  in the College of Health Solutions at ASU, with specialties in nutrition communications and nutrition in the media. She served for 10 years as a national spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, where she conducted hundreds of interviews for all forms of media, including national publications such as Shape and Cooking Light magazines, as well as TV and radio. Johnson was a contributor to the US News Eat+Run website and also contributed guest columns to Consumer Reports, PBS Kids, Parenting magazine, and Raising Arizona Kids magazine.  She is active with her local dietetic organization, having served as president for the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, is a member of Project CENTRL Rural Leadership Development (Class XXII), and serves as a member of the Commnity Engagement Workgroup for IROC (Improving Renal Outcomes Collaborative, an organziation focused on pediatric renal kidney transplant outcomes). 

Education

  • M.S. Dietetics, Arizona State University 1998
  • B.S. Nutrition (Magna Cum Laude), Arizona State University 1994
  • R.D. Commission on Dietetic Registration 1999

Courses

Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
NTR 100 Intro to Nutrition Science
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media
CHS 492 Honors Directed Study
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
NTR 355 Eating for Lifelong Health
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
NTR 100 Intro to Nutrition Science
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media
NTR 492 Honors Directed Study
NTR 493 Honors Thesis
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
NTR 351 Nutrition Communication
NTR 400 Preprof Prep in Dietetics
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
NTR 351 Nutrition & Hlth Communication
NTR 400 Preprof Prep in Dietetics
NTR 453 Nutrition and the Media