Joanna Rosebush

Joanna Fichthorn Rosebush PhD, RD, LD has worked in the field of nutrition for over fifteen years.  Dr. Rosebush has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Maine and Husson University and has conducted continuing education seminars for healthcare professionals.  Dr. Rosebush has conducted nutrition and wellness seminars for employees of various local businesses, including hospitals and gyms.  She worked as a licensed provider for a web-based nutrition and wellness consulting company and has appeared as a nutrition expert in a weekly series for a local media outlet.    She serves as an Advisory Board Member for Cura Weight Loss. Her extensive experience in clinical nutrition has led to a greater understanding and appreciation of the importance of making wellness a part of everyday life to reduce the risk of chronic health conditions and is employed by the University of Maine System as the Manager of Health Improvement.


Dr. Rosebush earned a Master of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Food and Nutrition Sciences with a special skill requirement in physiology from the University of Maine.  Her undergraduate programs of study include a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology and Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Maine.  She is a Registered, Licensed Dietitian and has been an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics since 1995.  In 2006 she was awarded the Maine Dietetic Association Emerging Dietetic Leader of the Year.  She is certified by the American Council on Exercise as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer.


PhD, Food and Nutrition Sciences

University of Maine

MS, Food Science and Human Nutrition

University of Maine

BS, Human Nutrition and Foods

University of Maine

BA, Zoology

University of Maine



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Joanna Rosebush



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