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Christy Alexon

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Clinical Professor (FSC)
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9020
Biography: 

Christy Alexon is a clinical associate professor of nutrition and coordinates the MS Medical Nutrition degree program for the College of Health Solutions.

Alexon has been a Registered Dietitian since 2007 and has been a full-time faculty member at ASU since 2010, teaching coursework in topics such as advanced macronutrient metabolism, applied food principles, research methods, and nutrition across the lifespan to undergraduate and graduate students. She serves on graduate student thesis/applied project committees, focusing on research related to applied clinical nutrition, nutrient metabolism, and nutrition therapies for the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases, particularly diabetes.

Professionally, Alexon is past president of the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and has worked as a clinical dietitian at Chandler Regional Medical Center. In 2012-2013, she was selected as "Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year" by the Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and was also nominated for the ASU Centennial Professor Award. 

Prior to joining ASU, Alexon was an adjunct faculty member at Mesa Community College and nutrition consultant for the Phoenix VA Health Care System. 

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Physical Activity, Nutrition and Wellness, Arizona State University 2010
  • M.S. Nutrition, Arizona State University 2007
  • B.S. Human Nutrition, Arizona State University 2004
Summer 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 593Applied Project
Spring 2022
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
NTR 595Continuing Registration
Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 510Nutrition and the Lifespan
NTR 511Medical Nutrition
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Summer 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 593Applied Project
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 510Nutrition and the Lifespan
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
NTR 595Continuing Registration
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 510Nutrition and the Lifespan
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 593Applied Project
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 510Nutrition and the Lifespan
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 500Research Methods
NTR 510Nutrition and the Lifespan
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHS 101The ASU Experience
NTR 441Advanced Human Nutrition II
NTR 541Adv Macronutrient Metabolism