ELIZABETH DUNNE, MS, RDN
Vice President, Nutrition & Dietary Supplement Science
Elizabeth Dune is a research-focused licensed dietitian. As a clinician, her expertise lies in medical nutrition therapy for cardiovascular care and eating disorders. In clinical research, her focus is dietary supplements to boost well-being.
At Franklin Health, Elizabeth is involved with protocol development and execution of trials focused on nutrition supplements, including health beverages, vitamin or mineral supplements, and food-based nutraceuticals.
Elizabeth serves the dietetic community as the current president of the North Alabama Dietetic Association and provides continuing education in clinical research for dietitians globally.
EDUCATION & EXPERTISE
- Current President: North Alabama Dietetic Association
- Intuitive Eating Certified Counselor
- University of Alabama in Birmingham: Master's Degree in Nutrition Science. Clinical Track / Dietetic Internship.
- University of Alabama: Bachelor's Degree in Food & Nutrition. Served as a member and the treasurer of the Student Dietetic Association. Roll Tide!
"Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence."
- CARL SAGAN (and others)
RECENT & UPCOMING PUBLICATIONS
The Effects of Longevity™ Essential Oil Blend on Post-Covid-19 Fatigue Among Otherwise Healthy Women: A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial. Published 2022: Complementary Therapies in Medicine
Effects of an NingXia Red® on Immune Health: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Published 2022: Advances in Integrative Medicine
TERAMUNE Bronchus™ Throat Spray Promotes Healthy Lung Function Among Women: A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo Controlled Phase 2 Clinical Trial. Published 2022: Journal of Evidence Based Integrative Medicine
Cross Sectional Study: Prevalence of Endocrine Disorders Among Children Exposed to Lavender Essential Oil and Tea Tree Essential Oil. Published 2021: International Journal of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Recall and Interviewer Bias in Parental Report of Pediatric Exposure to Aromatic Plant Ingredients in Personal Care Products: Development and Validation of a More Accurate Approach. Published Spring 2021: Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Daily Supplementation with Aronia Melanocarpa (Chokeberry) Reduces Blood Pressure and Cholesterol: A Meta-Analysis of Controlled Clinical Trials. Published 2020: Journal of Dietary Supplements
Meta Analysis: Elderberry for Upper Respiratory Symptoms. Published 2019: Complementary Therapies in Medicine
Essential Oils for Pregnancy Induced Nausea and Vomiting (PINV) and First Trimester Quality of Life: A Four-Arm Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo Controlled Exploratory Clinical Trial. Publication in Peer Review
* Effects of an NingXia Red® on Sleep, Stress & Anxiety; Energy & Movement: A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial. Two Publications in Peer Review
Proprietary Essential Oil Blends for Health Care Provider Burnout, A Three-Arm Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo Controlled Phase 2 Clinical Trial. Publication in Peer Review
The Effects of CurrantCraft® BlackCurrant Supplementation on Digital Eye Fatigue, A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo Controlled Phase 2 Clinical Trial. Publication in Peer Review
* Primary Investigator