Patricia Guenther, PhD, RD

Dr. Guenther is a Research Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology, College of Health, University of Utah. From 2003 to 2013, she was a nutritionist at the US Department of Agriculture’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, where she led the 2005 and 2010 revisions of the Healthy Eating Index and conducted other research related to dietary assessment and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Dr. Guenther is a registered dietitian, member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and of the American Society for Nutrition, and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.