Assistant Professor in Nutrition Science

Dr. Tewksbury’s work focuses on optimizing severe obesity treatment, including bariatric surgery. Her research has focused on assessing bariatric surgery processes, including preoperative optimization and weight bias in bariatric surgery. As a Registered Dietitian, she is passionate about food and nutrition’s role in weight management and advancing the field of dietetics.

“We prepare professionals to understand and address the complexity of weight in healthcare systems.”


  • PhD, Temple University College of Public Health, 2018
  • MPH, West Chester University, 2013
  • BS, La Salle University, 2011