Bridget Owens

  • PhD Student
  • Department of Nutrition, Oaks Lab
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  • Office Location: Remote


PhD in Health Sciences


Oaks Lab


Bridget has been a Registered Dietitian for 12 years working in a variety of military settings. Her research interests include women’s health and maternal-child health nutrition, specifically breastfeeding. She is interested in infant feeding practices and the impact of community breastfeeding support groups in breastfeeding initiation and duration rates.

Bridget Owens CV


While working in the Oaks Lab, Bridget will be studying the associations between intuitive eating, measures of stress, and body composition in middle-aged women.


  • Ph.D., Health Sciences, University of Rhode Island, 2020-present
  • M.S., Nutrition, Baylor University, 2009
  • B.S., Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Rhode Island, 2007