Jean Micklewright: Dietitian
Jean Micklewright RD, LD went back to school later in life, and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics. She completed a dietetics internship in Louisville area hospitals and at the Cabinet of Health in Frankfort, KY. Jean is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian (RD, LD). She is Director of Diet Programs at the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Center. Since 2001, she has instructed, counseled, and coached study research participants in weight loss, diabetes, and heart health studies. Jean is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Kentucky Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Louisville District Journal Club. Jean takes great pleasure in helping people reach their body goals, such as a lower body weight, making better food choices, being more active, having more energy, improving blood test values, and generally having a happier outlook on their lives. In her free time, Jean instructs children and high school students on nutrition and health. Jean enjoys the outdoors, reading, volunteering in her community, and is crazy about her dogs.