Amy Saxe-Custack

Assistant Professor

Amy Saxe-Custack
Telephone: 517-353-3405


2100E Anthony Hall, 474 S. Shaw Lane, MSU, East Lansing, MI 48824

Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

Degree: Doctorate in Human Nutrition, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Michigan State University, East Lansing

Instructional Activities:

HNF 310 - Nutrition in Medicine

Academic Positions:

Program Leader; Michigan State University Extension – East Lansing, Michigan- 2003-2005

Regional Nutrition Coordinator; USDA Food and Nutrition Service – San Francisco, California- 2000-2001

Nutritionist; Dole Food Company, Inc. – San Mateo, California- 1999-2000

Selected Publications:

  • Saxe-Custack A, Weatherspoon L. 2013. A patient-centered approach using community based paraprofessionals to improve self-management of type 2 diabetes; American Journal of Health Education. 44:213-220.
  • Jager K, Saxe A, Smith A, Carolan M, Weatherspoon L. 2008. Healthy Kids, Healthy Families: a collaborative program to address childhood overweight. Journal of Youth Development.
  • Weatherspoon L, Saxe A. 2007. Diabetes Health: It’s in Your Hands. On the Cutting Edge Diabetes Care and Education; Volume 27, Number 5.
  • Matheson D, Spranger K, Saxe A. 2002. Preschool children’s perceptions of food and their food experiences. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 34(2):85-92.
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