Ruth Sullivan

Ruth Sullivan, MSEd, RDN, CDN is the assistant director of nutrition management for Syracuse University Food Services, where she has worked for the past 13 years. She earned a B.S. in nutrition from Syracuse University and a M.S. in health education from SUNY Cortland in Cortland, NY. Sullivan completed her dietetic internship at Syracuse University.

In her current role at SU, Sullivan maintains the Food Allergy program, where she works many students on special diets each year. A certified Allertrain Master Trainer through Allertrain by MenuTrinfo, LLC, Sullivan develops and implements training for SU Food Services staff on food allergies, celiac disease, general nutrition and ServSafe. She also develops nutrition education information for all 23 of the dining facilities at SU. She works with many departments at Syracuse University to keep the program strong.

Sullivan is also an adjunct professor through the Exercise Science program at SU and Hospitality Management at Onondaga Community College. She works hard to educate students in making informed food choices and developing sound food and wellness habits.

When she is not providing guidance to students, parents and colleagues, Sullivan is teaching courses. She is very active and competitive, and is an avid cyclist and yogi. She even has a black belt in Taekwondo. Sullivan is mindful and strives to achieve overall balance and mindfulness by quieting the mind through meditation.