Green Festival Speakers
Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., is director of nutrition education at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting preventive medicine though good nutrition. Ms. Levin researches and writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases, including cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
Ms. Levin received her Master of Science in Nutrition from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. There, she focused on clinical counseling for a variety of nutrition-related issues. After receiving her master's degree, Ms. Levin completed a dietetic internship at Bastyr University and became a registered dietitian. Her internship rotations included work on HIV/AIDS issues in the public health sector, clinical work at the Swedish Medical Center, and counseling of diabetic patients at the Joslin Diabetes Center.
She received her bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.