NPI's director of community health Suzanne Rauzon retires

Dec 18, 2023

Suzanne Rauzon, director of community health for the Nutrition Policy Institute, will retire in January 2024. Rauzon's University of California career began over twenty years ago when she joined the UC Berkeley Center for Weight and Health, which joined NPI in 2015. Rauzon has mentored numerous students, NPI staff and researchers. She worked on community health interventions including a variety of Kaiser Permanente initiatives to promote healthy eating and physical activity. Rauzon also pioneered new research tools including the highly influential community intervention dose index used to evaluate multiple community intervention strategies. She will continue to support NPI as an emeritus researcher beyond January 2024. Learn more about Rauzon's career and legacy in this news story. To support Rauzon's legacy and the ongoing work in health and nutrition, you can donate to NPI's Student Fellowship, which provides students from underrepresented groups the opportunity to work on NPI research and be mentored by NPI researchers.

By Danielle Lee
Author - Director of Communications & Research Engagement
By Lorrene D Ritchie
Editor - Director of the Nutrition Policy Institute and Cooperative Extension Nutrition Specialist