Amanda Missimer, PhD, RDN, LDN


Dr. Amanda Missimer began studying nutrition in her home state of Pennsylvania at Penn State University. She then continued her education at the University of Connecticut where she studied eggs as a function food and the impact on cardiovascular disease risk. After completing her PhD, Amanda achieved her registered dietitian credential while instructing nutrition and biochemistry courses at The University of Rhode Island and Salve Regina University. Amanda joined the faculty at URI as a Clinical Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in Nutrition and Food Sciences and Cooperative Extension in 2019. In the Community Nutrition office, Amanda has a role in EFNEP support.

Amanda loves sharing nutrition education with the population of Rhode Island and is happy to answer any and all questions! Food is a big part of everyday life and health and Amanda feels very lucky to be part of that education to the community.

Outside of work, Amanda loves an activity: skiing, cycling, rock climbing and of course the beach!