Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E., is a nutrition and fitness expert who has
been in private practice for more than 17 years. As a trusted partner
who works closely with clients and their physicians, she specializes in
medical nutrition-related issues, including diabetes and endocrinology,
heart disease, weight management, cancer, pregnancy, infertility, PCOS,
and exercise nutrition. Susan works with children, adolescents and
Before establishing her own consultancy, Susan worked at UCLA as both a medical and kidney dietitian.
consulted for UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Extension, the Beverly Hills
Country Club, Sebastian International, and Procter & Gamble. She has
written and contributed to multiple publications, including The Huffington Post, SELF
Magazine, UCLA Medicine, Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists SCAN
publication, Best Life, Men’s Health, Message Magazine, Diabetes
Forecast and Diabetes Health.
member of the International Motivational Interviewing Network of
Trainers, Susan advocates a client-directed counseling style for
eliciting behavior change. This approach helps clients explore and
Susan is a
member of the American Dietetic Association and participates in
subgroups of the ADA for Sports and Cardiovascular Nutritionists,
Nutrition in Complementary Care, and Diabetes Care and Education. She is
also a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the
American Diabetes Association. Susan is also a Certified Diabetes
received her B.S. in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics from UC Berkeley
and her M.S. in Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine from California
State University, Hayward. She is certified as an Exercise Test
Technologist from the American College of Sports Medicine.
from New Jersey and grew up in Northern California before moving to Los
Angeles to work at UCLA Medical Center. She resides in Santa Monica with
her husband Jeffrey. Susan’s passion is finding reasonable lifestyle
solutions to assist others in having health and happiness.