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Julie Lanford is the Wellness Director for Cancer Services, a non-profit in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She is a registered dietitian, licensed nutritionist and a board-certified specialist in oncology.
Julie developed www.CancerDietitian.com a healthy living website for Cancer Services that translates evidence-based nutrition guidelines into consumer-friendly messages for everyday life. The site reaches thousands of people across the country who are interested in cancer nutrition and the most current topics on healthy lifestyle in our culture.
Since 2007, Julie has written more than 350 articles and has over 3,400 subscribers to her e-newsletter. In addition to writing articles, she provides prevention and survivorship education to Winston-Salem and surrounding rural communities. Julie has been the cancer nutrition speaker for many groups including Triage Cancer, Living Beyond Breast Cancer and Stupid Cancer speaking on such topics as survivorship, prevention, and translating evidence-based messages for consumers. She is an active member of the Oncology Nutrition Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Julie received a B.S. in Biology from North Carolina State University and a master’s degree in public health nutrition from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her professional experience prior to Cancer Services includes nearly three years as an outpatient oncology dietitian, and nutrition education for diabetes, cholesterol and weight management.