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Cynthia Blanton, PhD, RDN, LD


PhD, University of California - Davis
BS, California State University - Northridge

Courses Taught

Capstone Project
Dental Nutrition
Introduction to Dietetics
Nutrition and Aging
Nutritional Biochemistry I and II
Nutrition for Health Professions
Research, Writing and Grantsmanship
Research Seminar
Special Problems in Nutrition and Dietetics

Research Interests

Interactions across diet
Intestinal microbiota and health outcomes
Iron status and cognitive function
Skeletal system and nutrition




  • Department of Nutrition and Dietetics' committees, Idaho State University
  • University-wide committees, Idaho State University