Olivia Anderson

9/26/16 SPH faculty headshots

Olivia Anderson, PhD, RD, is a clinical assistant professor in the School of Public Health Department of Nutritional Sciences (NS). She received her MPH and PhD from U-M SPH. During her graduate education, she also trained to become a registered dietitian. Following her graduate training, she worked as a postdoctoral research associate at U-M Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, where she developed expertise on assessment and evaluation and faculty/graduate student teaching professional development. She currently brings her unique training together by teaching two professional development courses and a foundational nutrition course to master- and doctorate-level NS students, many of whom are training to become registered dietitians. Her current research focuses on curriculum assessment and evaluation for in NS. She also developed and teaches U-M SPH’s first NS undergraduate course, in which she hopes to introduce undergrads to the field of health sciences with a specific focus on nutritional aspects in public health.