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Certificate in Sports Nutrition

Lisa S. Brown PhD, RD

Lisa S. Brown PhD, RD

Lisa S. Brown PhD, RD

Assistant Professor of Nutrition, Dietetic Internship Coordinator

Lisa S. Brown PhD, RD


Dr Brown's research interests are in the area of maternal and child health, cardiovascular disease and women, nutrient analysis database development, and celiac disease. She completed her dietetic internship at Simmons College. Dr Brown spent several years as senior nutritionist in a local WIC program, and has also worked as a research dietitian at Natick Labs in the Combat Feeding Division, as well as a serving as a consultant dietitian in Long Term Care. In addition to teaching introductory and community nutrition, Dr Brown is also the Simmons College dietetic internship coordinator and also continues to work as a consultant dietitian for the Metrowest YMCA.


  • B.A.Clark University
  • MS/DPD/DI Simmons College
  • Ph.D. Boston University School of Medicine

Selected Peer Reviewed Publications

Polak JF, Pencina MJ, Meisner A, Pencina KM, Brown LS, Wolf PA, D'Agostino RB Sr. Associations of carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) with risk factors and prevalent cardiovascular disease: comparison of mean common carotid artery IMT with maximum internal carotid artery IMT. J Ultrasound Med. 2010 Dec;29(12):1759-68.

Wolongevicz DM, Brown LS, Millen BE. Nutrient database development: a historical perspective from the Framingham Nutrition Studies. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Jun;110(6):898-903.

Herbold NH, Brown LS, Steinberg KH, Taylor P. The role of political, demographic, and social trends on nutrition topics in print media. Topics in Clinical Nutrition. January-March 2006.

Book Chapters

Millen, Barbara E, Brown, Lisa S., Doyle, Elise. Chapter XX: Geriatric Nutrition 3rd edition, "Continuum of Nutrition Services for Older Americans" edited by Ronni Chernoff, 2006.


Brown, Lisa S. Chapter 1: Life Cycle Nutrition: An Evidence-Based Approach "Nutritional Requirements During Pregnancy and Lactation" edited by Sari Edelstein and Judith Sharlin, Jones and Bartlett, 2010.

Brown Lisa S., Wolongevicz Dolores M., Giampa Stefanie, Chapter 1: Nutrition in Public Health "Nutritional Epidemiology: An Introduction" edited by Sari Edelstein, Jones and Bartlett, 2011.