Lisa Dorfman, MS, RD, CSSD, LMHC, aka The Running Nutritionist® is a leader to industry the public and the press for more than two decades; a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Board Certified Professional Counselor, Diplomat of The American Psychotherapy Association, Certified- ISAK certified anthropometrist, USAT & F & USA Triathlon coach. Lisa is personal nutritionist for hundreds of high school athletes and teams; dozens of professional athletes, including those in the NFL, MLB, PGA, USTA, US Boxing, USA Taekwondo, was the US Sailing Olympic and Paralympics Team Nutritionist for the 2008 Olympics serves on the USOC Sports Dietitian Network, nutritionally coaching current and future athletes to Olympic Gold.
Since 1983, Lisa has built a diverse portfolio including: a clinical career in over 15 hospitals and medical centers; corporate programs at numerous Fortune 500 and major financial, law public and private institutions; consultant with the Federal Correctional System, Metro-Dade Police, US Department of Customs, and for The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA); as a culinary dietitian working with chefs and staff worldwide at Sandals Resorts, Ritz Carlton, Doral Saturnia, and Bitter End Resorts in the BVI and as an educator at Johnson and Wales University & more recently with Miami Culinary Institute. Lisa is former Director of the Graduate Degree program in Nutrition for Health & Human Performance, Dept. of Kinesiology & Sport Sciences at the University of Miami
A media spokesperson, Lisa has worked on dozens of TV, radio and print campaigns in Satellite Media Tours (SMT), ground & remote (GMT/RMT) tours worldwide. She is the author of six books, including her upcoming book, Legally Lean (Momentum Media, 2014); several book chapters, & continuing education programs. She has appeared on 20/20, Dateline, Good Morning America Health, FOX News, CNN, MSNBC and ESPN and the NBC, CBS & ABC affiliates and has been featured in numerous publications including: USA Today, Newsweek, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health & Runners World magazines.
As a leader in her profession, Lisa was a National Media Spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association ’03-’08; served as chairman for the Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE), Vegetarian Nutrition (VN) and Dietetics in Developmental and Psychiatric Disorders & as public relations director for the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionists (SCAN) Practice Groups (DPG).
Known nationally as “The Running Nutritionist™,” Lisa is a competitive runner and triathlete who has competed in more than 34 marathons (PR 2:52:32), IronmanUSA Lake Placid, dozens of half marathons and 1/2 ironmans, 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 and 3 children.