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Jessica D. Todd MS, RD, LD

Clinical Instructor    Coordinated Program Director    
Biography

Education:

Certification in Adult Weight Management
American Dietetic Association, Atlanta, GA (2011)

Georgia State University MS/DI Health Sciences/Dietetic Internship
Atlanta, GA (2007)

Dietetic Internship
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (2006)

Georgia State University BS Nutrition
Atlanta, GA (2005)

Clinical Expertise:

2007 – Present State of Georgia #LD003170 Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
2007 – Present CDR #954346 Registered Dietitian

Adult weight management, nutrition assessment, and nutrition education

Research Interests:

Education methods for graduate nutrition students; simulation; interprofessional education

Selected Publications:

Todd JD, McCarroll CS, Nucci AM. High-Fidelity Patient Simulation Increases Dietetic Students’ Self-Efficacy Prior to Clinical Supervised Practice: A Preliminary Study. J Nutr Edu Behav. 2016;48:563-567. (refereed)

Strom A, Todd J, Wanders D. Evaluation of Supermarket Training as a Component of Graduate Nutrition Education [Abstract]. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017; 117 (suppl10):A133. (refereed)

Selected Presentations:

Future Education Model and Interactive Panel. March 2018, Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (invited, podium, local)

Strom A, Todd J, Wanders D. Evaluation of Supermarket Training as a Component of Graduate Nutrition Education. October 2017, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (refereed, national).

Eat Right for Life. May 2016, Georgia State University’s Women at Work Series (invited, panel, local)

Funding:

Wholesome Wave, Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program 01/01/2018 – 12/31/2018
Role: PI
Wholesome Wave of Georgia ($16, 000 total award)

Store Training Grant Program 08/01/2016-12/31/2016
Role: PI
Produce for Better Health Foundation ($4,238 total award)

Westside Wellness Nutrition Program 08/01/2016-07/01/2017
Role: PI
Family Health Centers of Georgia ($6,000 total award)

Courses Taught:

  • Nutrition and Health
  • Principles of Nutrition

Professional Memberships:

2007 – Present Member, Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2007 – Present Member, Greater Atlanta Dietetic Association
2005 – Present Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Service:

2018 – Present Member, BFLCNHP Faculty Advisory Committee
2013 – Present Member, BFLSNHP Interprofessional Education Committee
2013 – Present Chair, Department of Nutrition CP Admissions Committee
2015 – Present Member, Department of Nutrition Curriculum Committee
2018 – Present Member, Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nominating Committee
2014 – Present Chair, Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Poster Committee
2017 – 2018 Chair, Greater Atlanta Dietetic Association, Nominating Committee

Awards and Honors:

2016 ACEND Noteworthy Practice Award, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
2016 Distinguished Service Award to GADA District, Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2013 Emerging Dietetic Leader of the Year, Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2012 Teaching Effectiveness Scholar, BFLSNHP