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Beth Olson

Beth Olson

Dr. Beth Olson is an expert on helping families make healthy nutrition choices for their families.

Associate Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Work: 608-265-2108 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Nutrition & health for families, as well as older adults.
  • Eating healthy to maintain a health immune system.
  • Healthy infant feeding in the first year of life, including breastfeeding support.
  • Breastfeeding support to low-income and working women.
  • Nutrition education for families.


  • Principal Investigator or Co-Investigator for research grants on infant feeding and breastfeeding, supported by USDA and the Kellogg Foundation.
  • Author for nutrition education lessons for pregnant women and infants, used in 40 states and territories.
  • Board of editors for the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.