J. Wesley McWhorter, MS, RD, LD, CSCS

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Nutritionist Supervisor
John.Wesley.McWhorter@uth.tmc.edu

Wesley McWhorter is a professionally trained chef, registered dietitian, and certified strength and conditioning specialist. His experience includes corporate wellness, sport’s dietetics, school and hospital foodservice, fine dining, and working as a private chef.He holds degrees in culinary nutrition, dietetics, and nutrition and metabolism additionally he is pursuing a doctorate in public health with an emphasis in Health Behavior. Wesley currently teaches the Culinary Medicine courses at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health. His research interests are in closing the divide between culinary literacy and nutrition education and policy.

Recent Publications

The Nourish Program: An innovative model for cooking, gardening and clinical care skill enhancement for dietetics students.

(McWhorter JW*, Raber M, Sharma SV, Moore LS, Hoelscher DM. J Academy Nutrition Dietetics. 2019; 119(2):199-201.)

The Nourish Program: An innovative model for cooking, gardening and clinical care skill enhancement for dietetics students

(McWhorter JW, Raber M, Sharma SV, Moore LS, Hoelscher DM; J Academy Nutr Dietetics; 2018)

Recent News

Battle of Sexes: Does the Keto Diet Work Better for Men Than Women?

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J. Wesley McWhorter, MS, RD, LD, CSCS, was interviewed on FOX 26 Morning News Extra for a segment about who the Keto diet works better for.

UTHealth shares smoking hot, and healthy, grilling tips

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If National Nutrition Month has fired up your imagination to be more creative when cooking in the great outdoors but you don’t know the first thing about it, help is at hand, thanks to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).