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Diets, Sport Nutrition

Christy Alexon | PhD, RD

Education/Credentials

  • PhD – Physical Activity, Nutrition and Wellness, Arizona State University (2010)
  • RD – Registered Dietitian, Commission on Dietetic Registration (2007)
  • MS – Nutrition, Arizona State University (2007)
  • BS – Human Nutrition, Arizona State University (2004)

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University (2010-present)
  • President, Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2015-2016)
  • Clinical Dietitian, Chandler Regional Medical Center (2012-2016)
  • Adjunct Faculty, Nutrition & Dietetics Program, Mesa Community College (2007-2010)
  • Consultant, Phoenix VA Healthcare System (2007)

Teaching Experience

  • Advanced macronutrient metabolism
  • Energy balance and weight management
  • Research methods and statistics
  • Nutrition throughout the life cycle

Training Experience

  • OCB Bikini Division Competitor
  • USA Powerlifting Competitor
  • Starting Strength Seminar: The Complete Method – detailed instructional proficiency for five basic barbell lifts (low bar squat, deadlift, bench press, overhead press, and power clean)
  • Completed Starting Strength linear progression, currently training and coaching the five basic barbell lifts
  • Endurance running enthusiast (completed 2 marathons, 12+ half marathons, 3 long distance trail relay events, plus a variety of 5K/10K events)