Elizabeth Colavito Siu

Associate Professor of Practice and Associate Director MS Online
  • Nutrition

Education

  • BA in English, College of William and Mary
  • MS in Human Nutrition and Foods, Virginia Tech
  • PhD in Public Health, University of Texas School of Public Health

License/Certifications

  • PhD
  • RD

About Me

Dr. Siu is a Registered Dietitian who holds a PhD in Public Health from the University of Texas School of Public Health and an MS in Human Nutrition and Foods from Virginia Tech. Prior to her current position, she served as the nutrition analyst on projects at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, University of Texas Human Nutrition Center, and Simmons University Nutrition Department. She has also served as project manager and program evaluator for a five-year community nutrition intervention for US-Mexico border residents. Her recent research projects have involved maternal-child nutrition issues among low-income women and their children in the Massachusetts WIC program.

What I Teach

  • SNHS 410-OL Research Methods
  • NUTR 453-OL Advanced Topics in Preventative Nutrition
  • NUTR 460-OL Nutrition Epidemiology

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Northern Virginia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Research Dietetic Practice Group
  • Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Dietetic Practice Group