Skip to Navigation Skip to Main Content

Personal profile: Suzan Allen Stambaugh

 

Name: Suzan Allen Stambaugh, RDN, LD

 

Occupation: Chief Operations Officer for Health Services of North Texas

 

Website: www.healthntx.org

 

Birth date and place: June 20, Carlsbad, N.M.

 

Family: husband Mark, 60; daughter Kristen, 30.

 

The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: being able to help people access affordable health care and assist them in living a healthy life style.

 

My business philosophy is: anything can be achieved with desire, hard work and a plan.

 

If I could, I’d be a: doctor.

 

I’m so sick of: trying to show people why it is so important that ALL people have access to affordable health care.

 

The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Franklin Roosevelt, Louise Hay, John Kennedy and John Grisham.

 

My hobbies are: reading.

 

The last book I read was: Little Prisoners: A tragic story of siblings trapped in a world of abuse and suffering by Casey Watson.

 

I wish I knew how to: play the piano.

 

My worst habit is: taking on too many tasks at one time.

 

Nobody knows I: would love to have red hair.

 

The person I most admire is: my daughter.

 

My guilty pleasure is: potatoes in any form or fashion.

 

I drive a: Nissan Pathfinder.

 

I’d like to be driving a: Jeep Grand Cherokee.

 

My favorite restaurant is: any seafood restaurant.

 

I’m happiest when: I am with my daughter and son-in-law.

 

I regret: not going to medical school.

 

If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: facelift.

 

If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: more public transportation.

 

When I retire, I plan to: move to Chicago to live by my kids.

 

Community activities: member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Ryan White Planning Council.