John “Wesley” McWhorter, DrPH, MS, RD, LD, CSCS

Wesley McWhorterHouston, Texas

Areas of Expertise:

  • Behavior and Lifestyle Modification
  • Culinary/Chef
  • Fad Diets
  • Food Insecurity
  • Nutrition Education for Physicians

McWhorter is an assistant professor in health promotion and behavioral sciences and director of culinary nutrition for the Nourish Program at the Michael and Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health. He is a professional chef, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, cookbook author and podcaster. McWhorter graduated from the Florida Culinary Institute and earned a bachelor's degree from Kansas State University, a master's degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch and a doctorate from The University of Texas Health Science Center.

Meet John "Wesley" McWhorter