Jessica Garay Redmond

Ph.D., R.D.N., F.A.N.D.
Assistant Professor

Jessica Garay Redmond joins the Department of Nutrition and Food Studies as an instructor in the nutrition program.

Previously, Redmond worked at Utica College as an assistant professor of biology: physiology & nutrition since 2016. From 2010-2016, she was an adjunct instructor at Syracuse University and has held positions at Onondaga Community College and George Washington University, as well as the Washington Cancer Institute and Food Bank of Central New York.

Redmond is published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise, the American Journal of Human Biology, and Current Biomarker Findings, among others. She has presented at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference and the NYS Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (NYSAND) Annual Meeting.

Redmond is the recipient a 2016 Emerging Dietetic Leader Award from the NYSAND and currently serves as its public policy coordinator. Redmond has held several roles with the Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine Dietetic Practice Group, and is currently the research chair. Her other volunteer work includes serving as an evidence analyst for the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics’ Evidence Analysis Library, and as a member of the American Dairy Association North East’s Sports Nutrition Advisory Panel.

Redmond has a Ph.D. in science education, specializing in exercise science, from Syracuse University. She earned an M.S. in exercise science, specializing in nutrition and eating behaviors, from George Washington University. She completed her dietetic internship at the Yavapai County Health Department in Prescott, AZ. She completed a B.S. in nutritional sciences and a B.S. in human development at Cornell University.


Ph.D., Science Education, Syracuse University, School of Education

M.S., Exercise Science, George Washington University

B.S., Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University

B.S., Human Development, Cornell University


Fetal programming, nutrition and athletic performance, dietary supplements