Colleen Tewksbury, PhD, MPH, RD, CSOWM, LDN

Bio

I'm a registered dietitian specializing in weight management. My work centers around optimizing care and reducing barriers to treatment. When not perpetually volunteering, I enjoy discovering new hobbies with my family and friends. 

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Education

2018- PhD, Public Health, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Temple University College of Public Health

2013- MPH, Public Health Nutrition, West Chester University of Pennsylvania

2011- BS, Coordinated Program in Dietetics, La Salle University

Employment

2018- Present: Senior Research Investigator, Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

2014- Present: Bariatric Program Manager, Department of Surgery, Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania

2018- Present: Lecturer, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, La Salle University 

Selected Awards and Scholarships

2019- Excellence Award in Emerging Research Outcomes, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group

2019- Emerging Dietetic Leader Award, Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

2018- Digital Innovation Enterprise Award, Philadelphia Allegiance for Capital and Technologies

2015 and 2016- Patsyjane O'Malley Memorial Scholarship, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

2014- Frances E. Fischer Memorial Scholarship, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

2012- Billye June Eichelberger Scholarship, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation

2011- G. Jane Hartman Memorial Scholarship, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation