Jane Ziegler, DCN, RDN, LDN

The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Rutgers School of Health Professions
65 Bergen St. Ste 157, Stanley S. Bergen Bldg
Newark , NJ 07107
Phone: 973-972-9487
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: June 22, 2017


Discipline Coordinators: Nutrition
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Associate Professor, Nutritional Sciences, Rutgers School of Health Professions (SHP)
Program Director, Rutgers SHP Doctorate in Clinical Nutrition Program
Discipline(s): Nutrition
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: Pediatric Obesity, Diet and Dental Caries
Education: Nutrition focused physical exam of the orofacial region, Pediatric Nutrition


Dr. Ziegler has over 30 years of clinical practice in the areas of neonatal, pediatric and adolescent nutrition. She has worked primarily in the areas pediatric pulmonary, gastrointestinal disease and children with special needs as well as pediatric weight management. She served as a member of the Pediatric Weight Management Expert Workgroup of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Evidence Analysis Library.   She provides clinical support in the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine to the specialty clinics of the Orofacial Pain Clinic, Oral Medicine Clinic and the Special Needs Clinic as well as clinical support in the undergraduate dental clinics.  In addition to clinical experiences she is the Program Director for the Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition Program in the School of Health Professions at Rutgers.