Dr. Carol Ireton-Jones received her PhD and master’s degree in Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University. Her undergraduate degree in Nutrition and Dietetics came from Texas Tech University where she also received her clinical training. She developed The Ireton-Jones equations for estimating energy requirements in hospitalized patients and these are widely used nationally and internationally. She was recently presented the Distinguished Nutrition Support Dietitian Services Award from ASPEN in January 2018.
Dr. Ireton-Jones is in private practice currently managing patients with GI disorders including IBS, gastroparesis and IBD, as well as home parenteral and enteral nutrition patients. She is a consultant/speaker and has lectured extensively nationally and internationally on a variety of nutrition topics. She has authored 4 books and numerous book chapters and peer reviewed papers and received many honors and awards. Balancing both evidence-based nutrition with sensible and practical applications is her strong point.