Jeanne Piga-Plunkett, MS, RDN, LD

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Director, Dietetic Internship Program
Dietetic Specialist
Jeanne.M.Pigaplunkett@uth.tmc.edu

Jeanne Piga-Plunkett, MS, RDN, LD, is the director of the UTHealth Dietetic Internship and a member of the Nutrition faculty at UTHealth School of Public Health in Houston. Ms. Piga-Plunkett received her undergraduate degree from UT Austin and a Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from TWU in Houston. Ms. Piga-Plunkett has worked as a food service director in corporate wellness, hospitals, schools, and in the community setting. She has a passion for working with students and has mentored interns furthering their dietetic careers.

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Most Filling Fruits and Vegetables, According to Nutritionists

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Find out which fruits and vegetables are most filling in this Reader's Digest story featuring Jeanne Piga-Plunkett, R.D., and dietetic intern Lucy Lengfelder.

Tricks to Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

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What are some small, easy ways to eat healthier? Laura Moore, R.D., and Jeanne Piga-Plunkett, R.D., shared ideas in this Reader's Digest article.

UTHealth School of Public Health Opens New “Seed-to-Plate” Facilities

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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health celebrated Thursday the official opening of its state-of-the-art “seed-to-plate” facilities.