Colleen Tewksbury, PhD, MPH, RD, CSOWM, LDN

Colleen TewksburyPhiladelphia, Pa.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Adult Obesity Management
  • Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
  • Behavior and Lifestyle Modification
  • Epidemiology (Research Review and Analysis)
  • Public Health

Tewksbury is a senior research investigator at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the bariatric program manager at the university's health system. Tewksbury is the 2020-2021 President of the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a former president of the Philadelphia Academy. She is a facilitator for the Commission on Dietetic Registration's certificate of training in obesity interventions for adults and a subject matter expert for its certified specialist in obesity and weight management board examination. Tewksbury graduated from La Salle University, earned a master's degree in public health from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate from Temple University.