Laurel M. Sanville, MS, RDN, LD

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

Assistant Nutrition Educator, UGA SNAP-Ed

001-A Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602


workOffice Phone: 706/542-4035

Fax: 706/542-1979


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S. Nutrition Tufts University 1990
Dietetic Internship Nutrition Tufts University- Frances Stern Nutrition Center 1990
B.S. Nutrition Georgia Southern University 1988

Job Description

I serve as a nutrition content specialist for the UGA SNAP-Ed program. 

Professional Experience



Years of Service

Northeast Georgia Health District Consultant Dietitian

2006- 2016

University of North Carolina-Greensboro

Assistant Dietetic Internship Director;

Research Associate

1999- 2004


Montana Technical University Lecturer 1998-1999
Montana State University Extension County Program Coordinator, Food Stamp Nutrition Education Progam 1997- 1998
Wake Forest/Baptist Health/Amos Cottage Pediatric Dietitian 1995-1997
University of North Carolina-Greensboro Lecturer 1994-1997
Children's National Medical Center Clinical Pediatric Dietitian 1992-1994
Medical College of GA High Risk Prenatal Nutritionist/WIC 1990-1992


Pediatric/Neonatal Nutrition Fellow IUPUI-Riley Hospital for Children 1992
Maternal & Child Nutrition Public Health Fellow Massachusetts Department of Public Health 1990


Miller,CK; Edwards,L;Kissling,G;Sanville,L: Evaluation of a therory based nutrition intervention for older adults with diabetes mellitus Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2002; 102:1069-1074

Miller,CK; Edwards,L; Kissling,G; Sanville,L: Nutrition education improves metabolic outcomes among older adults with diabetes mellitus: Results from a randomized controlled trail Preventive Medicine 2002; 34: 252-259

McKinney,L; Karp,N; Karp,W: Dentist Practices and Attitudes Toward Nutrition Counseling Journal of the Massachusetts Dental Society 44:4, 1996

McKinney,L; Palmer,C; Dwyer,J; Garcia,R: Common Dentally Relataed Nutrition Concerns for Children with Special Needs Topics in Clinical Nutrition 6:2, 1991

McKinney,L; Palmer,C; Dwyer,J; Garcia,R: Managing Dentally Related Nutrition Concerns for Children with Special Needs Topics in Clinical Nutriton 6:2, 1991