Veronica (Ronnie) Mullins, PhD, RD, CSCS, FAND

Associate Professor of Practice, School of Nutritional Sciences and Wellness


  • PhD, Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona (2023)
  • FAND, Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2022)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA) (2004)
  • MS, Dietetics, University of Arizona (1999)
  • RD, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (1996)
  • BS, Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona (1995)
  • BS, Business Administration, The University of Arizona (1992)


Ronnie’s main professional areas of interest are sports nutrition and environmental nutrition. She has written many publications and workshops on nutrition and body composition related to athletes and active individuals including co-authoring, Winning Sports Nutrition 2nd Edition, a continuing education course for sports and nutrition professionals published in 2013. She has worked as a sports nutrition specialist at Canyon Ranch Resort Spa in Tucson, Arizona, providing individual counseling and group presentations to active individuals and athletes. She worked in the National Football League as the Team Nutritionist for the Arizona Cardinals, planning meals and providing nutrition counseling for players and staff. In addition, Ronnie was a member of the Nutrition Division of the Combined Event Athlete Development Project working with male and female U.S.A. Olympic track and field athletes to improve their training and competition diets. After earning her certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 2004, Ronnie worked privately with athletes and active individuals as a personal trainer and nutrition coach. She continues to write on the topics of environmental nutrition, sports nutrition and performance, and health.


  • NSC 315 - Sports Nutrition