Portrait of Susan Kundrat

Susan Kundrat, MS, RDN, LDN

  • Clinical Professor Emeritus, Nutritional Sciences


MS Nutrition, Iowa State University 1993
Dietetic Internship, Beth Israel Hospital 1989
BS Dietetics, Minnesota State University 1988
Associate in Arts Liberal Arts, Waldorf College 1986

Speaker Topics

  • Sports Nutrition
  • Nutrition for Wellness and Prevention
  • Nutrition Communications
  • Weight Management

Interests & Expertise

Susan Kundrat’s major focus is undergraduate education related to nutrition. As a Registered Dietitian, her expertise includes sports nutrition, wellness nutrition, integrative nutrition, nutrition communications, corporate nutrition, health promotion and weight management.

She has a strong interest in the local foods movement, natural foods, community nutrition and farm-to-table nutrition. Kundrat integrates practical, hands-on nutrition education into her classrooms and facilitates community nutrition education and service learning within the nutrition program.

Selected Publications

Kundrat, Susan M. “Fueling Misfires.” Training and Conditioning Magazine. (2016): 15-20.

Kundrat, Susan M. “Seeds of Change.” Training and Conditioning. (2016): 13-16.

Kundrat, Susan M. “Vegan nutrition for athletes.” Training and Conditioning. (2013).

Kundrat, Susan M. “Fueled for the course.” Training and Conditioning. (2012).

Kundrat, Susan M. “Packing protein.” Training and Conditioning. (2012).

Kundrat, Susan M. “Perfect setup.” Training and Conditioning. (2011).

Kundrat, Susan M. “Preparing for battle.” Training and Conditioning. (2008).

Kundrat, Susan M. “Satiety – Why we are full.” Inform Magazine. (2006).

Kundrat, Susan M., Jeffery, E, and Keck, A. “Nonessential food components with health benefits.” Biochemical, Physiological, and Molecular Aspects of Human Health. (2006).

Kundrat, Susan M., Pelletier, Suzanne, and Hasler, Clare. “Effects of a functional foods nutrition education program with cardiac rehabilitation patients.” Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. (2003): 23.

Kundrat, Susan M. “Functional foods for heart health.” IDEA Health and Fitness Source. (2003).

Kundrat, Susan M. “Taking action with antioxidants.” Food Product Design. (2003).

Kundrat, Susan M. “Effects of an educational program on intent to consume functional foods.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association 102. (2002): 1297-1300.

Kundrat, Susan M., and Hasler, Clare. “Soy isoflavones as functional ingredients in women’s health.” Phytoestrogens and Health. Ed. Gilani, , and Anderson, . (2002).

Kundrat, Susan M. “Eating disorders and young athletes.” Champions Magazine. (2000).

Kundrat, Susan M. Nutrition for volleyball, Sports Nutrition: A guide for the professional working with active people. 3rd ed. American Dietetic Assn, 2000.

Kundrat, Susan M. “Fostering the sports nutritionist-athletic trainer relationship.” SCAN PULSE. (1998).

Kundrat, Susan M., and Burgoon, L. “Disordered eating prevention programming in a college setting.” SCAN PULSE. (1996).

Honors & Awards

Byoung Kim Teaching Excellence Award (2015) College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Leadership Award (2014) College of Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.