Jana Ponce, PhD, RD, LMNT

Assistant Professor

Medical Nutrition
984045 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198- 4045
402.559.3628
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Academic Appointments:
2020-Present: Assistant Professor, Medical Nutrition Education Division, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2017-2020: Adjunct Professor, Medical Nutrition Education Division, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Degrees/Certifications:
PhD University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE; 2021, Program: Patient Oriented Research
MS University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE; 2017, Program: Medical Nutrition
Certified Nutrition Support Clinician; 2016
Certificate of Dietetic Internship Completion, Mayo School of Health Sciences, Rochester, MN; 2012
BS University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; 2011, Major: Dietetics

Primary Teaching Responsibilities:

Scholarly Activity:
Speaker, 13th Annual Fall Midwest Thoracic and GI Oncology Conference: 10/2018

Publications: (last 5 years)
Articles published in scholarly journals:
Wells J, Swaminathan A, Paseka J, Hanson C. Efficacy and Safety of a Ketogenic Diet in Children and Adolescents with Refractory Epilepsy-A Review. Nutrients. 2020 Jun 17;12(6):1809. doi: 10.3390/nu12061809. PMID: 32560503; PMCID: PMC7353240.

Ased S, Wells J, Morrow LE, Malesker MA. Clinically Significant Food-Drug Interactions. Consult Pharm. 2018 Nov 1;33(11):649-657. PubMed PMID: 30458907

Ongoing Research Support:
Title: Precision Nutrition to Enhance and Preserve Motor Function in People with Parkinson's Disease
Agency: University of Nebraska
Dates: July 2021-July 2022
Role: PI

Service:
Member, American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Member, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Member, Nebraska Medicine Skin Action Wound Team: 2018-2020

Clinical Experience:
2017-2020, Medical Nutrition Therapist Specialist, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
2014-2017, Clinical Dietitian, CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha NE
2012-2014, Clinical Dietitian, Mary Lanning Healthcare, Hastings, NE