Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy Certification credential board member, Stephanie Harris Stephanie Harris PhD, RDN, LD

Dr. Stephanie Harris is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine and is faculty co-lead for the Jack, Joseph, and Morton Mandel Wellness and Preventive Care Pathway in the School of Medicine.  She is also a licensed, registered dietitian nutritionist.  Prior to joining the faculty at CWRU, Dr. Harris worked as an in patient and outpatient clinical dietitian, and as a consultant dietitian involved in the development of wellness and nutrition education programs for the private and public sector.  Her expertise in wellness, dietary supplements, integrative and functional nutrition, and diverse educational approaches have allowed for the implementation of new courses at CWRU for undergraduate and graduate students.  As Co-Lead of the Wellness and Preventive Care Pathway, she is involved with development and implementation of wellness, lifestyle medicine, and culinary medicine curriculum and research for CWRU medical students. In addition, she is actively engaged in the University’s interprofessional education (IPE) initiatives for health care professionals and serves on the University’s IPE Design Team.

Dr. Harris has been nominated for various teaching awards, including the Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, and the John S. Diekhoff Award for Distinguished Graduate Student Teaching and Mentoring.  In 2015, she was the recipient of the Outstanding Dietetic Educator of the Year award from the Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  She has served on the Executive Committee and/or Leadership Team of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine Dietetics Practice Group (DIFM DPG) since 2013.

Dr. Harris obtained her PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry & Human Metabolism and her MS in Nutrition from Case Western Reserve University.  She completed her dietetic internship at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and received her BS in Nutrition, Food and Agriculture from Cornell University.