Meet Our Dietitian

Published: Sept. 4, 2019

headshot of lisa whalenThe eating habits you develop now can follow you into adulthood and have a huge impact on how you function both physically and mentally. With so much information out there, where can you get accurate, personalized information about what eating healthy means for you? Campus Dining Services has its very own expert on staff to help you reach your nutrition goals! Lisa Whalen is a registered dietitian with a bachelor's degree in dietetics from the University of Northern Colorado and a master’s certificate in food and nutrition. Lisa is dedicated to promoting health and wellness through food and believes that healthier food choices play a vast role in disease prevention, physical performance and a student's academic success. 

Lisa works with the Campus Dining Services’ culinary team to provide students with wholesome, balanced menu options and provides one-on-one counseling and health education opportunities to any interested student. You can make an appointment to discuss nutrition and dietary needs including food allergies, athletic performance, weight control, energy or any other concern you may have.

Lisa is available to answer any kind of questions you may have about nutrition, allergens and navigating the dining venues on campus. You can email at dining@colorado.edu.