Julie Lanford MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, is wellness director for Cancer Services, a non-profit in Winston-Salem, NC. She is a registered dietitian, licensed nutritionist and a board certified specialist in oncology nutrition.
Lanford developed www.CancerDietitian.com a healthy living web site 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, Lanford has written more than 300 articles and has over 2,600 subscribers of her e-newsletter and over 3,000 followers on social media channels.
In addition to writing articles, Lanford provides prevention and survivorship education to Winston-Salem and surrounding communities. She has been the cancer nutrition speaker for many groups including the NC Survivorship Summit for multiple years as well as national cancer conferences and continued education conferences for health care providers. She is an active member of the Oncology Nutrition Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Lanford received a B.S. in Biology from North Carolina State University and a masters 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. Her passion is wellness for cancer prevention and survivorship, and she specializes in making healthy living fun!
Lanford enjoys life away from work when she is traveling with her personal “circus,” a husband, 5-year-old daughter, two lively dogs and a cat with a crooked tail.