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Nutrition Services

Appointments and Information

(512) 475-8010
Information on Charges and Insurance

Nutrition Services requires 24 hour notice for reschedules and cancellations.
Beginning August 30th, nutrition services will be located in General Medicine.

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

About Nutrition Services

Your relationship with food and your body has significant implications on your academic and job performance, physical health, and even your emotional well-being and social life. Working with a dietitian can give you the edge you need to reach your full potential. Students, faculty, and staff with nutrition-related health concerns can schedule an individual consultation with a registered dietitian at UHS. Our dietitian works closely with the UHS medical and counseling staff to ensure consistency and quality of care.

  • UT Students Only: To help keep the cost of nutrition services office visits low, the Student Administrative Health Fee will cover 50% of the student’s financial responsibility, if any, for this charge. The office visit charge does not cover visit-related costs such as procedures, tests, supplies, medications, etc. The patient’s responsibility depends on whether they are insured, whether UHS accepts their insurance, and how much their insurance covers for nutrition services. Go to Charges and Insurance for more information.

Meet the RD

Jennifer Barnoud, MS, RDN, LD Jennifer Barnoud, MS, RDN, LD is a master’s level registered and licensed dietitian born, raised, and educated in Tennessee. She specializes in the prevention or management of nutrition related diseases, the treatment of eating disorders, and individualized strategies for improvement of overall wellness. Through ongoing nutrition counseling, Jennifer provides you with a nonjudgmental space to help make sense of the abundant nutritional science and to collaboratively develop a personalized eating plan with your health goals in mind. Jennifer uses intuitive eating and mindfulness based strategies to bring about true lifelong health that encompasses mind, body, and spirit. Jennifer is most concerned about your health and well-being and therefore maintains a non-diet, weight neutral treatment approach.

Common reasons that individuals work with a dietitian:

  • Medical diagnosis with significant nutrition implications including diabetes, hypoglycemia, heart disease, high blood pressure, and/or high cholesterol
  • Food and body image concerns
  • Eating disorder
  • Weight management (interest in losing or gaining weight)
  • Digestive problems like food allergies, lactose intolerance, celiac disease, irritable bowel, and/or colitis
  • Vegetarian or vegan diet advice
  • Family history of nutrition-related disease
  • Recent appetite changes
  • Vitamin or mineral deficiency related to diet
  • Nutritional analysis - you want to get feedback on your diet and eat smarter

It is helpful to have a referral from a healthcare provider or counselor, but referrals are not required.

Appointments with the UHS registered dietitian must be made by phone. Call (512) 475-8010 to schedule an appointment. Allow about one hour for your appointment. Charges apply.

Additional information regarding appointments with the UHS registered dietitian:

  • Appointments are also available in Gregory Gym during select hours each week for RecSports faculty/staff members and students.
  • Once you have called and scheduled an appointment, please log-in to MyUHS at least 24 hours before your visit to fill out a related questionnaire.
  • Initial appointments will last no more than 45 minutes.
  • Follow-up appointments will be scheduled at the end of your appointment by the registered dietitian. Please allow up to 20 minutes for follow-up and up to 45 minutes for extended follow-up appointments.
  • If it has been more than 6 weeks since your last appointment, you will be scheduled for an extended follow-up (45 minutes).
  • Appointment cancellations or reschedules require 24 hour notice.
  • Faculty and Staff only: If available, please fax any lab records completed in the past year to the registered dietitian at (512) 475-9693 prior to the day of your initial appointment. Referrals from outside providers, which are helpful but not necessary, may also be sent in advance or brought with you to the appointment.
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