Susan Hewlings PhD, RD

Medical Writer and Registered Dietitian in Cudjoe Key, Florida

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Originally from a suburb of Philadelphia, Dr. Susan Hewlings received her PhD in nutrition from the Department of Nutrition, Food, and Exercise Sciences at Florida State University. She received her BS in nutrition and her MS in exercise physiology, also from Florida State. She is currently Science Director for IgY Nutrition and an adjunct professor at Central Michigan University. She is a medical writer and consultant. She was formerly an assistant professor at The University of Central Florida College of Medicine for 3 years where she was responsible for integrating nutrition into a new medical school curriculum. For 9 years before that, she was an assistant professor Tenured in the Department of Integrative Health Sciences at Stetson University. Susan completed a fellowship studying protein and fat metabolism at The University of Texas Medical Branch/Shriners Burn Institute. She is the author of Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices in its second ed. with Kendall Hunt publishing. Dr Hewlings is founder and director of The A.R.F. Shack non-profit animal rescue. She is currently living with her 5 dogs in the Florida Keys. She is also a competitive ultrarunner and adventure racer.