Bonnie T. JortbergPhD MS, RD, CDE
Ms. Jortberg holds a Ph.D. and Master’s degree in Human Nutrition, is a Registered Dietitian, a Certified Diabetes Educator. She has devoted her professional career to doing translational research in disease prevention, specifically, diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease. She has also developed curriculum for cardiovascular disease prevention and implementation of the patient-centered Medical Home into Family Medicine Residency.
She developed nutrition and preventive health elective for 4th-year medical students and started the Nutrition and Preventive Health Student Interest Group in 2007. She is a faculty member of the American Dietetic Association and has been a keynote speaker at several national conferences. She has co-authored a book on physical activity and nutrition. She received the Mencimer Award for Outstanding Student-Athlete while in college, and received the “Teacher of the Year” award for the Department of Family Medicine in 2008.