Board Member Bio
Jennifer Duhon, MS, RDN, LDN
Jennifer Duhon is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with over 17 years of experience in clinical dietetics, nutrition education, foodservice management and agriculture marketing/promotion through university extension and check-off programs. She has served as many officer seats in her regional dietetics association as well as secretary, new member recruitment, president-elect, president and public policy coordinator for LAND.
Following her appetite for all things related to nutrition, she earned a Bachelor of Science in dietetics and a Master of Science in nutrition from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Her first position out of college found her starting in a role as a Registered Dietitian with the Louisiana WIC program; followed by Director of Nutrition Services at Acadian Medical Center. While serving as director, she oversaw all clinical dietetic services, the Diabetes Outpatient program and all foodservice management. After working for Acadian Medical Center, she pursued her passion in connecting agriculture and nutrition at the LSU AgCenter where she was a Nutrition Agent; providing nutrition education as well as promotion and marketing of Louisiana’s agriculture commodities. She then joined National Dairy Council through the USDA check-off program in supporting MyPlate teachings and dairy promotion within school nutrition and healthcare professional trainings at The Dairy Alliance and Dairy MAX. Tapping into her expertise in nutrition and health, public speaking and agriculture marketing has allowed her to come full circle and return to the LSU AgCenter as the Nutrition Program Regional Coordinator for central Louisiana.