Saint Louis University

Cheryl Houston

Fontbone University 6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
Tel: (314) 719-8020


Dr. Houston's training and research interests are in the area of health promotion and health education, particularly in the areas of dietary change, obesity, and diabetes self-management. As an adjunct faculty member, she currently teaches courses in behavioral science. Dr. Houston received her undergraduate degree in nutrition from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, and graduate degrees in nutrition (MS) and health services research (PhD) from St. Louis University's School of Allied Health Professions and School of Public Health respectively. She also completed her dietetic internship at St. Louis University.

In addition to her publications and presentation, Dr. Houston is very active in the dietetics profession. She is currently the President of the St. Louis Dietetic Association and serves on the accreditation site visit team for the Commission on the Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, and Council of Administrations in Family and Consumer Sciences.