Certified on July 31, 2018.
Known as The Running Nutritionist®, award winning integrative sports & performance nutritionist Lisa Dorfman is leader to industry, academia, the public & press for more than three decades. Lisa has built a global practice, consulting to Olympian, professional, collegiate, & teenage athletes. She was the US Sailing Olympic and Paralympics Team Nutritionist for the ‘08 Beijing Olympics and Nutrition Expert for Zumba® Plate program. She is a Licensed Nutritionist, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Board Certified Professional Counselor, Certified USAT & USAT&F Coach, Certified Reiki Practitioner, Certified Horticulturist, Certified Chef & Fellow of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.
Lisa has worked with more than 15 hospitals & medical center food service departments and spent nearly a decade working with the law enforcement system as the designated dietitian for the Federal Correctional System. As a culinary educator, Lisa was Director of the Graduate program in Nutrition for Health & Human Performance at The University of Miami, Culinary Nutrition instructor at Johnson & Wales University, and Miami Culinary Institute’s Enthusiast Series Program, and taught Kids Cooking classes, ages 3-8 for The Real Food Academy.
The author of 8 books and numerous book chapters, Lisa is a sought after media spokesperson participating in dozens of TV, radio, print, media tours, representing companies and trade groups. She served as a National Media Spokesperson for The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics and has appeared on 20/20, Dateline, Good Morning America Health, FOX News, CNN, MSNBC and ESPN and has been featured in hundreds of publications including: USA Today, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Food & Wine, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health & Runners World magazines.
In her spare time, Lisa is a competitive runner and triathlete who has competed in more than 34 marathons (PR 2:52:32), Ironman USA Lake Placid, and hundreds of running and multisport races. In 2004, she competed for the United States on Team USA at the World Long Distance Duathlon Championships. Lisa resides in Miami, Florida with her husband Bob of 38 years and is the mom of 3 children.
‘18 Scholarship, Southern Peanut Growers, Women Chef’s & Restauranteurs (WCR)
’17 Homina PAN US Arepa Recipe Competition Finalist
‘17 National Excellence in Practice Award, DIFM, Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
Licensed Dietitian/ Nutritionist (LD/N)
Licensed/Board Certified Professional Counselor (LMHC)
Certified Culinary Medicine Specialist (CCMS)
Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD)
Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (FAND)
(RD) Registered Dietitian - CDR, American Dietetic Association-1985-(CSSD)
Board Certified in Sports Dietetics- CDR
American Dietetic Association-2006-
Licensed Mental Health Counselor-State of Florida-1988-
Board Certified in Professional Counseling (APA)
Diplomat of the American Psychotherapy Association (APA)
Certified ISAK certified anthropometrist (ISAK)
Certified USAT&F and USA Triathlon coach
Certified US Swimming Level 1 & 2 Masters Coach
FNGLA Certified Horticulture Professional (FCHP)
ServSafe® Certified Food Production Manager
Certified Chef, Miami Culinary Institute
Certified Bartender—40 hr. course
Certified Reiki Practitioner
FSMA Produce Safety Certified, Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO)
Professional culinary memberships include:
American Culinary Federation (ACF) –National Conference Speaker, N. Orleans, ‘18
International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) (‘18 IACP Judge—Cookbook Awards)
Women Chef’s and Restauranteurs (WCR)
United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA)
National Restaurant Association (NRA)
Research Chef’s Association (RCA)
Food & Culinary Professionals (FCP) of Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND)
James Beard Foundation (JBF)Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)