- Known as America’s On-The-Go Health Guru
- Author of three healthy lifestyle books
- Presented 1000+ keynotes and other speaking engagements
- Appearances on 300+
TV and radio programs including CNN, Fox News Channel, Daytime TV, and more
- Registered dietitian with more than 25 years experience
- Spokesperson or nutrition consultant for Wendy’s, Yoplait, Canola Info, Starbucks, NatureMade, Benefiber, and more
- Her articles and quotes have appeared in 300+ newspapers, magazines, and websites
- Founded the Dietetics Program at the University of Texas/Pan American at the age of 26
About Dr. Jo®
Joanne Lichten PhD, RD (a.k.a. “Dr. Jo®”), America’s On-The-Go Health Guru, is an accomplished author, speaker, freelance writer and media spokesperson who inspires busy people to stay healthy, sane, and productive. Dr. Jo® has appeared on 300+ TV and radio shows, presented more than 1000 programs at conferences, and has written articles or has been quoted in 300+ newspapers, magazines and websites. She’s also the author of four books including Eat Out Healthy, How to Stay Healthy & Fit on the Road and Dr. Jo®’s No Big Deal Diet. Dr. Jo® has also authored several professional resources for health professionals.
As a proven, professional speaker, Dr. Jo® is recognized for her energy and audience participation. Jo has presented over 1000 keynotes and other programs to a wide variety of companies and conferences in North America including Compaq/HP, AT&T, Chicago Title, Exxon/Mobil, Marriott, US Border Patrol, IBM, Associated General Contractors, National Wellness Conference, Restaurants & Institutions Summit, and DIET 2005. She offers plenty of real-life, practical advice that even the busiest of people can incorporate into their lives. Dr Jo®’s most requested topics include
- Reboot – how to stay focused, energized, and more productive
- How to Stay Healthy & Fit on the Road
- What Every Woman Wants: More Energy, Better Looking Legs,
and Peace of Mind
- Swimming in a Sea of Priorities.
As a proven, professional speaker, Dr. Jo® is recognized for her energy and audience participation.As a media spokesperson and nutrition consultant, Dr. Jo® has worked with companies including Wendy’s, KFC, Yoplait, Starbucks, SlimFast, Canola Info, NatureMade, Burger King, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, Benefiber and NutraGrain. Her work includes TV and radio appearances, speaking at conferences on their behalf, writing print material for professional and consumer publications, and exhibiting at trade show.
Dr. Jo® is the author of three books including Eat Out Healthy, How to Stay Healthy & Fit on the Road, and Dr. Jo®’s No Big Deal Diet. She has appeared on more than 300 TV and radio shows including CNN, Fox News Channel, Daytime TV, Living Better TV, Talk Radio Network, Radio America, and Let’s Talk Travel with AAA. Her articles and quotes have appeared in 300+ newspapers, magazines, and websites including the Washington Post, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Business Traveler, Cosmopolitan, NorthWest Airlines World Traveler, Muscle & Fitness, Fit, Women’s World, Weight Watchers, Prevention, and Cooking Light.
Dr. Jo® is a registered dietitian with more than 20 years of experience as a college professor, nutrition counselor and consultant.Dr. Jo®, a registered dietitian, has more than 20 years experience as a college professor, nutrition counselor and consultant. She was the Chief Nutrition Officer at Burger King Corporation from 2003-2004. Jo earned her Bachelors (SUNY) and Master’s degrees (Virginia Polytechnic Institute) in nutrition and began her career as a clinical dietitian. At the age of 26 she became the founding director of the Dietetics Program at the University of Texas/Pan American where she developed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics Program and earned full national accreditation. Dr. Joanne Lichten earned her PhD in adult education from Texas A&M University researching the difficult issue of how to help people make healthy changes in all aspects of their lives.