BS - Rutgers, The State University, '92
RD - Brown University - '93
MS - University of Rhode Island - '95
DSc - Hawthorn University - May 2010
Dr. SHEILA DEAN, DSc,RD,LD/N,CCN,CDE is a registered and licensed dietitian, certified clinical nutritionist, certified diabetes educator and exercise physiologist. She received her undergraduate training through Rutgers University, completed her internship and graduate training with University of Rhode Island and Brown University's teaching hospitals and received doctoral training in nutritional genomics and pharmacology through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Sheila is a graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine where she received advanced training in functional medicine and nutritional biochemistry. She has also worked with the Duke University Medical Center's Endocrinology and Metabolism Disorders Clinic and the Joslin Center for Diabetes as a certified diabetes educator.
Currently, Dr Dean is the owner of a medical nutrition private practice in Palm Harbor, Florida. An educator at heart, she served as an adjunct nutrition science professor at University of Tampa for 16 years. Dr. Dean has conducted hundreds of public presentations for groups from preschool age to the professional, has written continuing education credit modules for both nutritionists and nurses, has authored book reviews and articles for The St. Petersburg Times, Ms.Fitness magazine, Ironmanlive.com website and has appeared on NBC - News Channel 8, NBC-Daytime, CBS-News Channel 10, and ABC-News Channel 28 for dozens of interviews. She is also a contributing author of the medical textbook Integrative Gastroenterology published by Oxford University Press and the clinical nutrition textbook Krause's Food & Nutrition Therapy.She's served as the consulting sports nutritionist for the Philadelphia Phillies, has consulted for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was the media spokesperson and columnist for the Ironman Institute.
Sheila is the author of Nutrition & Endurance: Where Do I Begin?, (Meyer & Meyer Publishing) and is a certified health and fitness instructor with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), and the YMCA of America.
American Dietetic Association
Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine
Institute for Functional Medicine
Doctor of Science
Certified Clinical Nutritionist
Certified Diabetes Educator
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