Jamie Pope, MS, RD, LDN

Instructor of Nutrition


Jamie Pope, MS, RD, LDN has been with Vanderbilt University since 1986 working in the areas of obesity research, weight management, health promotion, heart disease prevention, and since 2000 as Instructor of Nutrition in the School of Nursing. Jamie’s popular classes bring together undergraduate students from a wide range of majors to learn about nutrition science and the application to their personal and professional lives. Jamie holds a Master’s of Science degree in Nutrition Science. She is a long-time member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and served as media representative for the Tennessee Dietetic Association, during which time she was named as Outstanding Dietitian of the Year for the Nashville District Dietetic Association. Jamie co-authored several best-selling books, such as The T-Factor Fat Gram Counter, and is author of The Last Five Pounds: A Liberating Guide to Living Thin. She has authored or contributed to numerous other scientific and popular press publications. At present, Jamie is authoring an introductory nutrition textbook with W.H. Freeman Co, a as she continues to educate and inspire her students.