Quinnipiac University
Welcomes Media Inquiries

Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC - Nutrition Consultant, Registered Dietitian & Certified Athletic Trainer
Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC is a registered dietitian, certified athletic trainer, journalist, nutrition and fitness consultant and author of 9 cookbooks.
Dana is the sports dietitian and associate clinical professor of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. She has been practicing as a dual credentialed certified athletic trainer and registered dietitian for nearly 20 years. She is an ambassador for F45 Training in Fairfield, Connecticut, a member of the USOC Sports Dietitian Registry and National Athletic Trainers’ Association liaison to the Sports and Human Performance Nutrition subgroup of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Dana is the nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com and has served on advisory boards for Verywell, Greatist, Applegate, Chobani and has worked as a spokesperson for Gatorade, National Honey Board, National Mango Board and Cooking Light Magazine. She has made appearances on Good Day Street Talk, Food Network.com, Access Hollywood, ABC Nightly News, NBC Connecticut, GMA Health, New York Live and Better Connecticut.
Dana’s work has been featured on Food Network.com, Verywell.com, Cooking Light.com, Today’s Dietitian, SHAPE, SEVENTEEN, Prevention, Muscle & Fitness, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, and Maxim.
Dana earned her master’s degree in nutrition education from Teachers’ College-Columbia University and bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine from Quinnipiac. You will often find her HIIT training or out on her paddleboard; she resides in Connecticut with her husband and 3 daughters.
Dana’s social media
Website: http://danawhitenutrition.com/blog/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/DanaWhiteNutrition/
Insta: https://www.instagram.com/danawhitenutrition/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DWNutrition
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/dwnutrition/


  • BS, Quinnipiac University
  • MS, Columbia Univ Teachers College

Areas of Expertise

  • Nutrition
  • Heat Illness
  • Exercise Physiology


  • Athletic Training & Sports Medicine

Office Location

  • Echlin Center 210

Mail Drop

  • EC-BMS

News & Media

‘21 Cheap Foods to Buy if You’re Broke or on a Budget’

January 16, 2024

Dana White, a clinical professor of athletic training and sports medicine, a clinical associate professor of health science studies, and a sports dietitian, at Quinnipiac, recommends frozen vegetables when your pantry and refrigerator inventory is running low.

Read the story Opens in a new tab or window.


Quinnipiac University

Asst. Clinical Professor, Sports Dietitian

Hamden, CT

2012 - Present

Quinnipiac University

School of Medicine – Faculty and Capstone Mentor

Hamden/NorthHaven, CT

2012 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Department of Athletics - Sports Dietitian

Hamden, CT

2012 - Present

Dana White Nutrition, Inc.

President, Nutrition & Fitness Consultant and Chef

2010 - Present

Quinnipiac University

Adjunct Professor

Hamden, CT

2008 - 2012

Harvard Medical School Center for Health and the Global Environment

Contributing author and researcher for the Healthy Harvest Regional Food Guides

Cambridge, MA

2007 - 2007

Diettv.com, Inc.

Nutrition and Fitness Manager

2006 - 2008

Moore Center for Rehabilitation

Director of Nutrition

Darien, CT

2006 - 2008

Marymount School

Head athletic trainer for middle and upper school athletics

New York, NY

2003 - 2006

Cheshire Academy

Head Athletic Trainer

Cheshire, CT

2001 - 2003

Yale University

Intern Athletic Trainer with football program

New Haven, CT

2001 - 2001

New England Seawolves

Intern athletic trainer

Hartford, CT

2001 - 2001

Selected Publications

FoodNetwork.com (Journalist and Nutrition Expert - FoodNetwork.com)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Fueling Athletes: Discussion of the Newly Published Inter-Association Consensus Statement on Sports Nutrition Models

Far West Athletic Trainers' Association Annual Meeting, Kona, HI (2023)

Peer Reviewed Proceedings

Dietary Supplements: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly for Healthcare Providers; Protein: How much? For who? And what kind?

Food as Medicine Conference: Solutions for Healthcare Professionals to Maximize Patient Outcomes, virtual (2023)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Interassociation Consensus Statement on Sports Nutrition Models for the Provision of Nutrition Services From Registered Dietitian Nutritionists in Collegiate Athletics

Lambert V, Carbuhn A, Culp A, Ketterly J, Trombley B, White D

57(10). Journal of Athletic Training October (2022)

Peer Reviewed Journal

Application of Umami Tastants on Sodium Reduction in Food: An Evidence Analysis Center Scoping Review

Crowe-White KM, Baumler M, Gradwell E, Juturu V, White D, Handu D

Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics August (2022)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Fad or Fit? Popular Nutrition Concepts ATs Should Be Aware Of

National Athletic Trainers’ Association, Annual Meeting & Symposium, Philadelphia, PA (2022)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

From Sunrise to Sunset: Practical Culinary and Tech Solutions for Better Sleep

Today’s Dietitian Spring Symposium 2022, Bonita Springs, Fl (2022)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Athlete Supplementation: The Science, Safety and Regulations


Peer Reviewed Presentations

Tailoring Protein Recommendations for Athletes with Unique Dietary Needs

ACSM Annual Meeting (virtual), (2021)

Peer Reviewed Presentations

Athlete Supplementation: The Science, Safety and Regulations

CSCCa Annual Meeting (virtual) (2021)


Healthy Quick and Easy College Cookbook

(DK Books/Penguin Random House 2021)


DASH Diet Meal Prep for Beginners

(DK Books / Penguin Random House 2021)

Non-Peer Reviewed Journal

Healthy Eats /Food Network Blog + Website


Conference Presentation

Recovery for RDs: The Role of Self-Care in Health and Fitness

Speaker – Today’s Dietitian Virtual Spring Symposium, May 2020 , virtual (2020)


Healthy One Pan Dinners

Dana Angelo White

(DK Books / Penguin Random House 2020)


Healthy Quick + Easy Juicing

(DK Books / Penguin Random House 2020)


Healthy Vegan Air Fryer Cookbook

(DK Books / Penguin Random House 2020)

Non-Peer Reviewed Journal

Healthy Eats /Food Network Blogs + Website


Invited Speaker

Managing Your Energy: Creating High Performance Habits

Signature Select Female Leadership Symposium, Chicago, IL (2019)

Professional Designation