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Joanna Fichthorn Rosebush PhD, RD, LDJoanna Fichthorn Rosebush PhD, RD, LD has worked in the field of nutrition for over twelve years.  Dr. Rosebush has conducted nutrition and wellness seminars for employees of various local businesses, including hospitals and gyms.  She worked as a licensed provider for a web-based nutrition and wellness consulting company and has appeared as a nutrition expert in a weekly series for a local media outlet.  Dr. Rosebush has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Maine and Husson University and has conducted continuing education seminars for healthcare professionals.  Her extensive experience in clinical nutrition has led to a greater understanding and appreciation of the importance of making wellness a part of every-day life to reduce the risk of chronic health conditions.

Dr. Rosebush has a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology and Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition and Foods from the University of Maine.  She earned a Ph.D. in Food and Nutrition Sciences with a special skill requirement in physiology and a Master of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Maine.  She is a Registered, Licensed Dietitian and has been an active member of the American Dietetic Association since 1995.  In 2006 she was awarded the Maine Dietetic Association Emerging Dietetic Leader of the Year.  She is certified by the American Council on Exercise as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer.