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MS: Nutrition Education, American University

BA: Japanese Language and Culture | English Linguistics, Eastern Michigan University

Jessica Yamamoto received her Master of Science in Nutrition Education in 2017 from American University, where she now teaches Introduction to Nutrition. In addition to teaching, Jessica has also enjoyed taking part in programs which put nutrition education into practice by leading cooking demonstrations at local community centers, engaging with and evaluating efforts to improve fruit and vegetable availability in some of the underserved areas of Washington DC, as well as grant reviewing. Jessica also works as a Japanese interpreter in the transportation industry where she also hopes to bring attention to the unique nutrition-related issues that are faced in certain travel-industry occupations


Spring 2023

  • HLTH-641 Health Communication

Fall 2023

  • HLTH-205 Introduction to Nutrition