Jennifer Frediani

Jennifer Frediani

Assistant Professor, research track


Dr. Jennifer Frediani is an Assistant Professor, research track, and joined the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing in February 2018. She completed a research postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine and a teaching fellowship at the Center for the Study of Human Health, Emory College of Arts and Sciences. She received her PhD in Nutrition Science from Emory University, a Master’s of Science in Exercise Physiology and a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics both from Georgia State University. She has been a registered dietitian since 2003 and a Certified Exercise Specialist since 2006. At Emory, Dr. Frediani’s research involves the study of weight neutral lifestyle interventions involving diet and exercise for cardiometabolic disease. She is also the Director of Adult Clinical Studies for the RADx (Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics) program at Emory and Georgia Tech. This involves novel diagnostic devices for infectious diseases like COVID-19 and influenza, and wearables for expectant parents.

Areas of Expertise

Biological Behavioral Omics
Cardiovascular Health
Global Health