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Jeune is a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences. Her research interests include studying ways to improve health and nutrition outcomes among underrepresented children, adolescents, and young adults through nutrition education. Jeune’s past research focused on increasing fruit and vegetable knowledge and intake among predominantly Black adolescents using an urban vegetable garden as an intervention. She also conducted a USDA-funded nutrition education research intervention with Hispanic families to study parent-child interactions in this population during mealtimes. Recently, Jeune completed a project examining the relationship between interoception, self-regulation, eating styles, and weight status in college students.


  • Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, Nutrition and Dietetics, Florida International University
  • MS, Master of Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, Florida International University
  • RDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Commission on Dietetic Registration, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
Areas of Specialty
  • Nutrition Education
  • Eating Behaviors
  • Self-regulation and Cognitive Skills
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    About 48 million Americans get sick from E. coli, salmonella, and listeria in foods each year. Nearly three thousand die from foodborne illnesses annually, and almost 130 thousand are hospitalized.
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