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Meet Your Dietitian

Emily Svennevik, MPH, RD, LDN

Emily is a Registered Dietitian and has been at Vanderbilt since 2021. She holds a BS in Kinesiology with a minor in Nutrition from University of Tennessee, and a Master of Public Health in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Michigan.  She also completed her Dietetic Internship at the University of Michigan.

A native of Tennessee, Emily has a passion for nutrition and serving students with unique dietary needs.  In her role as Registered Dietitian for Campus Dining, Emily collaborates with chefs to assist with menu development, and helps to ensure students have access to healthy and nutritious foods on campus.

As part of Vanderbilt Campus Dining’s mission statement to provide excellent food at the highest level of quality, value, convenience and service, students are able to meet with Emily one-on-one for topics including but not limited to:

  • General nutrition information in the dining halls and markets across campus
  • Assist with meeting special dietary needs (allergies, intolerances, or dietary preferences)
  • Identifying menu and ingredient information at our on-campus dining locations

To schedule an appointment please contact Emily at  Personal consultations are confidential, and are only available to current Vanderbilt students.

Have a quick nutrition question or need simple food advice?  You can reach Emily via text message by texting AskEmily (followed by a question) to 55744.


Food Allergy Disclaimer:

Vanderbilt University treats food allergies and celiac disease seriously. Food Service employees work 1-on-1 with students with severe food allergies and celiac disease to avoid cross-contact and allergic reactions.

Please be advised that our menu items may contain gluten and the Big 8 allergens (milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, wheat, soy, peanuts, sesame, and tree nuts) or have come in contact with items containing gluten or the Top 9 allergens. In addition, food manufacturers may change their formulation or manner of processing without our knowledge.

Vanderbilt University Campus Dining will assume no liability for any adverse reactions that may occur in the dining facilities.