Jessica Torro has been with the Department of Nutrition at Metropolitan State University since 2016 working as an adjunct faculty member. In 2020, she took on an additional role as Grant Program Manager of the USDE PPOHA Grant. She manages the day-to-day programming and planning of the annual Nutrition Diversity Conference. She is a first-generation Haitian-American Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Her interests include health disparities, diversity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and childhood and adolescent obesity.