Director of Didactic Program in Dietetics
Bradley Hall 01
M.S., Family and Consumer Sciences - Dietetics, Eastern Illinois University
B.S., Family and Consumer Sciences - Dietetics, Eastern Illinois University
Jessica Nigg is a Registered Dietitian (RD) with previous work experience in long-term care. She joined the FCS department in 2013. She is the director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics.
Jessica Nigg teaches a variety of courses in the FCS department including foods and food science, medical nutrition therapy, and consumer issues.
Ms. Nigg's research interests include the intersection of hospitality and healthcare, foods and foodservice, and geriatric nutrition.
She is actively involved in the Central Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.