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Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Nutrition and health

Marlia Braun, Ph.D.

Outpatient Dietician


UC Davis Health System
Food and Nutrition Services


B.S. Biological Sciences, UC Davis
Ph.D. Nutritional Biology, UC Davis


Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, American Dietetics Association
Marlia rotates between five UC Davis Health System locations, including sports medicine where she specializes in sports nutrition. She has worked with athletes of various ages and level of competition, and draws on her experience and involvement in firefighting, softball, soccer, basketball, swimming, marathons, triathlons, cycling and crew to help patients optimize performance, support healthy immune systems and lower weight and risk of chronic disease.