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Dept. of Nutrition & Metabolism
School of Health Professions
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1124

O: SHP 2.250N
P: 409-772-2578
F: 409-772-2577

Nutrition and Metabolism Faculty

Dr. Jean Gutierrez

Jean L. Gutierrez, PhD, RD

Associate Professor; Program Director for Master of Science and Dietetic Internship; DCE, Nutrition & Metabolism

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301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1124

P: 409-747-1609

Teaching Interests

Advanced Nutrition & Metabolism, Ethics, Community & Research Practicums


Dr. Gutierrez is an Associate Professor, Program Director for the Master of Science and Dietetic Internship, and DCE in Nutrition & Metabolism in the UTMB School of Health Professions Department of Nutrition and Metabolism and has expertise in administration, curriculum development, distance education, and teaching in both nutrition science and exercise physiology. She is the program director for the combined Master of Science and Dietetics Internship program at UTMB. Dr. Gutierrez completed a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences Cornell University, M.S. in Nutrition Science and dietetic internship at S.U.N.Y. Buffalo, and a Ph.D. in Exercise, Nutrition, and Health at Baylor University.