Jennifer Bowers, Registered Dietitian, Ph.D
Jennifer Bowers, PhD, RD, is an Arizona native, who grew up in Phoenix. After moving to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona, she’s never left the area. Dr. Bowers earned a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Arizona, and then completed a Dietetic Internship at the Houston Veterans Affairs Medical Center to earn the credentials, “Registered Dietitian.” Concurrently, she completed a Master of Science degree in Nutrition from Texas Womans University. She earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Nutritional Sciences, with a minor in Microbiology/Immunology, from University of Arizona in 2002.
Dr. Bowers has been a Registered Dietitian for 25 years, with the majority of her career spent in clinical nutrition from critical care to outpatient counseling. She owns a private practice in Tucson focusing on freelance writing, nutrition education for children, and online nutrition coaching. Dr. Bowers’ teaching experience ranges from middle-schoolers to graduate students, for over 15 years at a wide variety of institutions. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. When she’s not working, Dr. Bowers enjoys swimming with a masters group, running (when her foot issues allow it!), hiking, biking, camping, cooking, and reading.