Julie Lanford MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, is the Wellness Director for Cancer Services, a non-profit in Winston-Salem, NC. She is a registered dietitian, licensed nutritionist and board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition with 15 years experience working in oncology.
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 500 articles, has over 6,000 subscribers of her e-newsletter, over 10,000 social media followers and offers monthly webinars and virtual cooking classes. In addition, Lanford provides prevention and survivorship education to a variety of audiences. She has been the cancer nutrition speaker for national conferences including Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Young Survivoal Coalition and Stupid Cancer, as well as speaking at state-wide and local events. She is an active member of the Oncology Nutrition Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. You can find a full list of her speaking experience here.
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. She has also completed an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership from Duke University. 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, 12-year-old daughter, 5 year old son, and one lively beagle.