Quinnipiac University
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. She has been practicing as a dual credentialed certified athletic trainer and registered dietitian for nearly 20 years. She is a member of the USOC Sports Dietitian Registry and National Athletic Trainers’ Association liaison to the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness 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.
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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

Healthy Eats /Food Network Blog + Website


Healthy Quick + Easy Juicing

(DK Books / Penguin Random House 2020)

Healthy Vegan Air Fryer Cookbook

(DK Books / Penguin Random House 2020)

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)

Working With A Sports Dietitian on Your Sports Medicine Team

National Athletic Trainers’ Association, 70th Annual Meeting & Symposium, Las Vegas, NV (2019)

The Kitchen Appliance Reboot: A Crash Course for Dietitians

Today’s Dietitian Spring Symposium, June 2019 , Scottsdale, AZ (2019)

Healthy Eats /Food Network Blogs + Website


Managing Your Energy: Creating High Performance Habits

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

Healthy Eats / Food Network Blog


The Nutrition Issue

NATA News July (2018)

Healthy Quick + Easy Smoothies

(DK Books / Penguin Random House 2018)

Healthy Instant Pot Cookbook

(DK Books / Penguin Random House 2018)

The Healthy AirFryer Cookbook

Dana White

(DK Books 2017)

Nutrition and female athlete considerations in bone stress injuries

Dana White

National Athletic Trainers’ Association National Meeting, Houston, TX (2017)

Dietary Interventions for Athletes with GERD

Dana White

Webinar - Sports and Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition subgroup - Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2017)

Helping College Athletes Be Smart About Protein

Jennifer Doane MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, ATC and Jim Seeger MEd, RDN, LDN, ATC and Dana Angelo White, MS, RD, ATC


Fueling Performance in the Age of Fast Food, Skipped Meals and Convenience Stores

Dana White

Athletic Trainers’ Association District Meetings, Chicago, IL; Omaha, NE; Las Vegas, NV; Virginia Beach, VA (2017)

The Whole Nine Months

Dana White

(Calisto Media 2016)

2019 Trending Healthy Ingredients: Fast + Fresh Ways To Boost The Nutrition Profile of Recipes

International Food and Restaurant Show of New York March 2019 , New York, NY

Professional Designation