Jennifer Ventrelle MS, RDN, CPT

Jennifer Ventrelle integrates 20 years of experience in clinical nutrition, physical activity, and mindfulness-based interventions to help people lose weight, manage stress, and reduce risk for dementia. She is a registered dietitian nutritionist and fitness trainer certified in adult weight management and qualified through the UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness to teach Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. In her role as Assistant Professor at Rush University Medical Center, she worked closely with Dr. Martha Clare Morris, the lead creator of the MIND diet, as the Lead Dietitian on the MIND Diet Intervention to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, the first clinical trial to test the effects of diet on cognitive decline. Jennifer now co-directs the interventions for the U.S. POINTER Study, the largest U.S. clinical trial exploring the impact of lifestyle habits on cognitive decline. Jennifer is also the founder of CHOICE Nutrition and Wellness, LLC, partnering with individuals and organizations interested in integrative wellness and mindfulness-based behavior change for healthy living.


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Jennifer Ventrelle MS, RDN, CPT

Assistant Professor/Department of Preventive Medicine and Clinical Nutrition

Rush University Medical Center

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