Julie A. McGuire, M.S., R.D.N., L.D.

  • Assistant Professor, Dietetics & Nutrition
  • Master's Program Capstone Director, Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition, School of Medicine
  • Graduate Programs in Human Nutrition, School of Medicine


Julie began her academic career at Whitman College in Walla Walla, WA, where she received a BA in Biology and Environmental Studies. After time spent volunteering with AmeriCorps and working in the field of clinical research, she returned to school and received a BS in Nutrition and Food Management from Oregon State University. She is an alumna from the program having completed her dietetic internship and MS in Clinical Nutrition at OHSU. Julie has worked as a clinical dietitian at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center and the VA Portland Health Care System. She has also instructed the Medical Nutrition Therapy course for the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences at Oregon State University. Julie's professional interests include nutrition-focused physical exam, oncology, and the application of clinical research to the field of nutrition. Professional affiliations include the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Oregon Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is also a Nutrition Physical Exam Trainer for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Julie was awarded the Emerging Dietetic Leader award from the Oregon Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in 2019. 

Education and training

    • B.A., 2001, Whitman College
    • B.S., 2007, Oregon State University
    • M.S., 2009, OHSU
  • Internship

    • Dietetic Internship Graduate Certificate Program, OHSU 2009
  • Certifications

    • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Commission on Dietetics Registration
    • Licensed Dietitian, State of Oregon

Memberships and associations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group
  • Oregon Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP)

Areas of interest

  • Nutrition-focused physical exam
  • Clinical research applications to the field of nutrition
  • Oncology
  • Geriatrics

Honors and awards

  • Poster Award of Excellence for Research, Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group 2016


Selected publications

  • Falter, K., McCarthy, M., & McGuire, J. (2015) Assessment of Nutrition Education Handouts for Post-Renal Transplant Patients. Renal Nutr Forum 34 (1): 1-6.


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