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Teresa Garvin, PhD, MS, RDN, LMNT, LD

Teresa Garvin

About the Author:

Teresa Garvin, PhD, MS, RDN, LMNT, LD, is the chief clinical dietitian at Methodist Jennie Edmundson Hospital.

“I’m inspired each day by my patients,” she said. “Their choices to improve their diets and eating habits have a direct impact on their health.”

Prior to becoming a clinician with Methodist Health System, Garvin spent close to a decade in research and academia, specializing in the environmental, social and individual determinants of dietary behaviors. She holds a master’s in nutrition and health sciences from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, holds a doctorate in health promotion and disease prevention research from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and completed her supervised practice for dietetics with Iowa State University.

Outside of work, Garvin enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and running and cycling with her run clubs and triathlon team. 

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