Dr. Carol Ireton-Jones received her PhD and master’s degree in Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University. Her undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Dietetics came from Texas Tech University where she also received her clinical training. She developed The Ireton-Jones equations for estimating energy requirements in hospitalized patients and these are widely used nationally and internationally. She was recently presented the Distinguished Nutrition Support Dietitian Services Award from ASPEN in January 2018.
Dr. Ireton-Jones is a consultant/speaker and in private practice, Good Nutrition for Good Living, currently managing patients with GI disorders including IBS, gastroparesis and IBD, as well as home parenteral and enteral nutrition patients. She teaches graduate and undergraduate nutrition courses at Texas Tech University and Rutgers University. Dr. Ireton-Jones is also a Co-Founder and Chief Nutrition Officer for Utopia Food and Fitness headquartered in Plano, Texas.
Dr. Ireton-Jones is a consultant/speaker and in private practice currently managing patients with GI disorders including IBS, gastroparesis and IBD, as well as home parenteral and enteral nutrition patients. She has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on a variety of nutrition topics and authored 4 books and numerous book chapters and peer reviewed papers and received many honors and awards. Dr. Ireton-Jones is an active member of several local and national nutrition related organizations. She received the prestigious Medallion Award from The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the Texas Distinguished Dietitian Award from the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Dallas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Balancing both evidence-based nutrition with sensible and practical applications is her strong point!