Sue Ward, MS

Education Content Specialist

Sue Ward has a passion for human health and is committed to helping people lead healthier lives through better nutrition, physical activity, and natural living. Consequently, it piqued her interest when she read about Sanoviv Medical Institute in Alternative Medicine magazine. She decided to go check it out and did the Detox & Rejuvenation Program. She found that her philosophy and the philosophy of Sanoviv were so much alike that she felt “Sanoviv was my destiny.” And true to her dream, she joined the Sanoviv family in 2009. With a brief year off in 2014, she brings much expertise and knowledge to our staff. She enjoys teaching and sharing her ‘knowhow’ with clients and finds it particularly rewarding to see positive changes and hear success stories from the people she has worked with. Sue also shares her expertise as a lecturer at international conferences.

Sue Ward’s philosophy is the “moderation” concept. Everything in excess is opposed to nature. We need to look to nature for answers to basic nutrition (and health) questions. High-quality whole foods should be the foundation of everyone’s diet.

Sue believes in giving back to the community. Consequently she volunteered with Students Run LA which is an organization that takes ‘at risk’ youth and trains them for the L.A. marathon. She also volunteered for 10 years helping the Children Affected by Aids Foundation. She currently supports dog rescue organizations in Rosarito, Mexico to help find homes for the “street dogs.”


  • Education: Bachelor Degree – Southern Connecticut State University
  • Major: Human Performance, Minor: Nutrition
  • Master Degree: University of Bridgeport in Human Nutrition
  • Internship: With Diane Nolan MS RD CCN, known as one of the country’s top dieticians/nutritionists

Additional Training & Continuing Education:

  • IDEA World Fitness Convention & Nutrition Summit (2018)
  • American College of Nutrition Annual Symposium: Nutrigemomics (2016)
  • Institute for Functional Medicine Symposium: Modifiable Lifestyle Factors (2016)
  • Weston A. Price Annual Conference (2015)
  • Integrative Cancer, Designs for Health (2014)
  • Core Concepts in Nutrition Medicine: Thyroid & Adrenal Disorders and the Diabesity Epidemic (2011)
  • Chinese & Ayurvedic medicine, homeopathy, nutritional medicine & holistic living at the American University of Complementary Medicine (2002-2005)

Work Experience

  • Independent Consultant –Nutrition/Fitness/Corporate Wellness
  • Diana Noland Nutrition – Nutritionist/Office Assistant
  • Mattel Health & Fitness Center – Wellness Program Manager (14 years)
  • Fitness Systems Headquarters- Program coordinator/Researcher/Technical Writer (4 years)
  • Trainer: Training non-runners for road races, including half and full marathons


  • Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS)
  • Functional Medicine Practitioner (Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice)
  • American Council of Exercise, Lifestyle & Weight Management
  • Metabolic Typing (Harold Kristal & James Haig)
  • Author: Cruising for Fitness or Finish Lines: A Run-Walk Program for Everyday People (November 2018)