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Meet the Dietitian


Jessica McGovern, MS, RD, LD, CDE
Registered Dietitian
Phone: (603) 340-0713

Jessica McGovern is our nutrition expert here at Southern New Hampshire University. 

She offers students who are on a meal plan individual nutrition counseling for nutrition related topics including but not limited to:

  • Weight maintenance, weight loss, or weight gain
  • Meal planning, general healthy eating, and an evaluation of current eating habits
  • Athletic Performance nutrition
  • Food allergies, sensitivities, and restricted diets
  • Nutrition tips, meal plans, and guidelines for individuals with gastrointestinal disorders, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and/or other chronic nutrition-related diseases
Jessica also guides students in our various dining service locations on how to locate our Mindful meals, award winning Simple Servings station, and provides individual education on how to create a healthy and balanced plate for every meal. Group nutrition presentations available upon request. Topics vary. 

Jessica graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a degree in Culinary Nutrition and completed her Master’s in Nutrition Communication through Tufts University. Jessica’s degree in Culinary Nutrition is a unique training that brings together culinary arts, nutrition, and food science.  Aside from working in campus services, Jessica has experience in both corporate and community nutrition. She is also ServSafe certified and AllertrainU certified.

Food Allergies and Intolerances

If you have a food allergy or intolerance, it is important to learn about the options available to you while dining on campus. Our staff can provide several options to accommodate your food allergy and food intolerance needs. We recommend arranging an appointment by emailing our campus dietitian to help guide you through the campus dining experience.

To schedule an Appointment or Presentation

Contact Jessica McGovern at (603) 340-0713 or email

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