Jennifer Thompson, MS, RD, LD

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Jennifer Thompson

Medical Nutrition Therapist

Fairview Clinic

Jennifer Thompson, MS RD LD is a Registered Dietitian, credentialed to practice in the US, and a Licensed Dietitian in Alabama. Her clinical practice began in 2009 in private eating disorder treatment facilities, food service management, and hospitals, both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Jennifer has a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition and Food Science from Auburn University, minoring in Human Development and Family Studies. She completed a dietetic internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Following her internship, Jennifer was awarded a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham. Jennifer received a Masters of Science in Clinical Nutrition with an emphasis in Exercise Science from UAB.
Currently, her work is with Primary Care Physicians and their practices to create revenue by implementing Medical Nutrition Therapy. She leads the Outpatient and Private Practice Network and List serve for Alabama Dietetic Association (ALDA). She serves as a Nutrition Services Payment Specialist for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics representing the Alabama affiliate. As a Payment Specialist, Jennifer works with the Public Policy Panel and Insurance Liaison group with the Alabama Dietetic Association to promote coverage, reimbursement, and revenue for dietitian services and Medical Nutrition Therapy. In 2020, Jennifer started her own business to consult nutrition managers, medical practices, and health systems on how to sustainably and successfully implement revenue-generating MNT programs. Jennifer’s specializations include Diabetes, Exercise Science, Professional Leadership, Counseling, and Health Communications.


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