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Janet W. Gloeckner Ph.D., RD, FAND

Affiliate Faculty
  • Ph.D. Foods and Nutrition, University of Illinois
  • MS Geriatric Nutrition, Colorado State University
  • BS Medical Dietetics, Ohio State University

Janet Gloeckner served as director of dietetics programs and was a university faculty member for more than 30 years, teaching about nutrient needs in both health and disease.  Her degrees in Medical Dietetics and Geriatric Nutrition and previous work as a Clinical Dietitian in both acute care and long term care enhance her ability to work with the dietary needs of various clients.  She has counseled individuals with diabetes mellitus, cancer, renal disease, and heart disease, as well as those requiring specialized nutrition support.  Courses typically taught in dietetics include basic nutrition, introduction to the dietetics profession, the nutrition care process, and foods and food science courses.