Toddler and Preschool Nutrition

Pathway Contributor: Susan Firus


Susan Firus received a Bachelor of Home Economics (dietetics) degree from the University of British Columbia and completed her dietetic internship at Vancouver General Hospital. Her first position was as the dietitian for the Diabetes Specialty Centre and Lipid Clinic at Shaughnessy Hospital. Most of her career was spent working at Dial-A-Dietitian, later Dietitian Services at HealthLinkBC, where she was initially a contact centre dietitian and in later years, a manager. Susan worked closely with Dietitians of Canada on the development of CPEN, a version of PEN customized for a call centre, which was launched simultaneously with PEN. She also assisted with the launch of EatRight Ontario. Susan is currently a contractor for Dietitians of Canada as a PEN evidence analyst.