Anne E Lund

Associate Teaching Professor, Epidemiology



RDN Commission on Dietetic Registration, 2001
MPH Nutrition, University of Washington, 2005
BS Dietetics, University of Wisconsin, 2000



Nutritional Sciences Program
Office 324-B Raitt Hall
Box 353410
University of Washington
324-B Raitt Hall
Seattle, WA 98195


Anne Lund, MPH, RDN, FAND is the director of the University of Washington’s Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics and the director of the MPH Nutrition degree. She joined the Core Faculty of the Nutritional Sciences Program, Department of Epidemiology in 2009. Prior to becoming the dietetic program director, Anne was a research coordinator at the UW Center for Public Health Nutrition where her work focused on school wellness policies and screen time reduction efforts. Anne completed her dietetic training at the University of Wisconsin- Madison and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nepal. Anne was awarded an Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award (2015) by the Academy’s Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors group and the Outstanding Dietitian of the Year (2017) by the Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. As a former reviewer for the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) and the director of a program that is accredited by both ACEND and the Council on Education in Public Health (CEPH), Anne is interested in how accreditation requirements shape curriculum.

Program Affiliations

Director, Graduate Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Director, Master of Public Health Program

Research Interests

Anne Lund's research interests focus on nutrition and dietetic education. She is based at the Seattle campus within the Nutritional Sciences Program. Lund’s work has focused on making the healthy choice the easy choice via nutrition policies in early childhood education through K-12 settings. Her projects have examined physical activity promotion, screen time reduction, school wellness policies, and the relationship between school environments and student intake. Lund is interested in promoting equity in dietetic education and is interested in how accreditation requirements shape higher education curriculum.


1.  Marlene B. Schwartz, PhD, Anne E. Lund, RD, MPH, H. Mollie Grow, MD, MPH, Elaine McDonnell, MS, RD, Claudia Probart, PhD, RD, Anne Samuelson, MPH, Leslie Lytle, PhD, RD. A Comprehensive Coding System to Measure the Quality of School Wellness Policies. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2009;109(7): 1263-1265.

2.  Donna B. Johnson, PhD, RD, Barbara Bruemmer, PhD, RD, Anne E. Lund, MPH, RD, Carina C. Evens MS, MPH, PhD, Corinne M. Mar, PhD. Impact of School District Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Policies on Student Beverage Exposure and Consumption in Middle Schools. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2009; 45 (Supplement 3):S30.

3.  Marian L. Neuhouser PhD, RD, Sonya Lilley, MS, RD, Anne Lund MPH, RD, Donna B. Johnson PhD, RD. Development and Validation of a Beverage and Snack Questionnaire for Use in Evaluation of School Nutrition Policies. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2009;109(9):1587-92.

4. H. Mollie Grow MD MPH, Donna Johnson PhD RD, Anne Lund RD MPH, Victor Colman JD, Robert Lutz MD MPH, Amy Lutz MS. School Wellness Policy Development and Impact: A Case Study in Washington State Using the Advocacy Coalition Framework. Washington State Journal of Public Health Practice. 2012;5(1):21-38.

5.  Marina Mednik-Vaksman, Anne E. Lund, Donna B. Johnson, Eligibility for Free and Reduced Price School Meals and Fruit and Vegetable Intake at Home and at School. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition. 15 Apr 2016.

6. Lund A, Latortue KY, Rodriguez J. Dietetic Training: Understanding Racial Inequity in Power and Privilege. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2020 Nov 10:S2212-2672(20)31352-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2020.09.041. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33187925.