Faculty Profile

Suzanne Cole

Suzanne M Cole, PhD

  • Lecturer IV, Nutritional Sciences
  • Director, Maternal and Child Nutrition Certificate

Dr. Cole teaches several core nutrition courses in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the School of Public Health. She currently teaches community nutrition, nutrition assessment, and maternal and child nutrition. In addition to teaching residential courses, she teaches an online maternal and child nutrition course for the Population and Health Sciences online MPH program at the School of Public Health. Dr. Cole also engages with community partners facilitating nutrition and public health volunteer opportunities for NS students.

  • PhD, University of Arizona, 2002
  • MS, University of Arizona, 1995
  • BS, University of Vermont, 1990

Davis RE, Cole SM, Blake CE, McKenney-Shubert SJ, Peterson KE. (2016) Eat, play, view, sleep: Exploring Mexican American mothers' perception of decision making for four behaviors associated with childhood obesity risk. Appetite 101:104-113.

Cole SM and Long JC. (2008) A coalescent simulation of marker selection strategy for candidate gene association studies. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetic, 147B:86-93.

Ritenbaugh C, Teufel-Shone NI, Aickin MG, Joe JR, Poirier S, Dillingham DC, Johnson D, Cole SM, Cockerham D. (2003) A lifestyle intervention improves plasma insulin levels among Native American high school youth. Preventive Medicine 36:309-319.

Cole SM, Teufel-Shone NI, Ritenbaugh CK, Yzenbaard RA, Cockerham DL. (2001) Dietary intake and food patterns of Zuni adolescents. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 101:802-806.

Email: smcole@umich.edu
Office: 734-763-6793

M3858 SPH I
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Areas of Expertise: Nutrition