Shereen Jegtvig

Shereen Jegtvig
  • Co-authored two books in the popular Dummies series: Superfoods for Dummies and Clinical Anatomy for Dummies.
  • Medical reporter for Reuters Health for 5 years.
  • Taught evaluation of medical literature courses for the Physician Assistant Institute at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.


Shereen has more than a decade of experience writing about health and nutrition. During that time, she was named to Sharecare's Top 10 Social HealthMakers on Nutrition in 2013 and was selected to attend the National Institutes of Health Medicine in the Media program, a joint program between Dartmouth College and the National Institutes of Health.


Shereen has a Master's degree in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. She did her undergraduate work at North Dakota State University, the University of Minnesota and the University of New Mexico. She also attended the National Institutes of Health Medicine in the Media program.

Expertise: Health and nutrition
Education: University of Bridgeport
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Title: Fact Checker

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