Jackie is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and New York State Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist (CDN). As Good Housekeeping’s nutrition director, she is responsible for the creation, execution, and oversight of the brand’s nutrition-related content across media platforms and Good Housekeeping Seal applications in the food space. She founded the Good Housekeeping Food and Nutrition Brand Lab incubator and Good Housekeeping Nutritionist Approved Emblem (www.ghnutritionistapproved.com), which launched in Fall, 2016.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in European History and Dance from Northwestern University, and her Master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics from New York University. She previously served as senior clinical dietitian at The Mount Sinai Hospital, specializing in nutritional interventions for brain injury and neurological disorders.
During her stint in the clinical setting, she served as media spokesperson for the Department of Clinical Nutrition and was responsible for the development and implementation of the hospital’s employee weight loss program; diagnostic criteria for malnutrition, and collaborated with researchers on a developing clinical trial examining the effects of diet on the gut microbiome of Multiple Sclerosis patients.
Additionally, Jackie counseled clients in nutrition therapy for endurance athletics, eating disorders, diabetes, kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, and general weight-loss at the nutrition private practice, Nutrition Energy, in midtown Manhattan.
Since transitioning to magazine journalism in 2014, Jackie has focused on translating clinical and epidemiological research findings into digestible information for consumers in the pages of Good Housekeeping and goodhousekeeping.com.
To-date, Jackie has appeared on a number of national TV segments on behalf of the brand, including the TODAY Show, The Rachael Ray Show, The Dr. Oz Show, WSJLive, CheddarTV, and ABC News.
Outside of GH, Jackie currently serves as an adjunct professor of nutritional biochemistry at Touro College.