Laura Rokosz, PhD, RDN

Laura Rokosz, PhD, RDN, has 28 years of experience in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries. She received her BS, MS, and PhD in Food Science from Rutgers University and completed her RDN internship in the Rutgers Individual Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP) Dietetics program. She was employed with Schering-Plough, Merck and Pharmacopeia where she supported drug discovery efforts related to Metabolic diseases, Infectious disease, Autoimmune disorders, Alzheimer’s disease and Cancer.  She is the author of over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles including five Expert Opinion articles on Obesity and Cancer.  A number of her blogs on fitness and nutrition have been published on the syndicated website, Mind Body Green, and she also serves as a regular contributor to Integrative Practitioner. She is currently the owner of EGGLRock Nutrition, LLC, an integrative healthcare practice providing dietary and lifestyle guidance for disease prevention and health maintenance. EGGLRock Nutrition is a well-recognized community practice which received the Rising Growth Success Award from the Small Business Development Center at Kean University and was named Business of the Year by the Union Chamber of Commerce. She serves as an adjunct faculty member at Rutgers University and Stevens Institute of Technology and teaches group fitness classes at the Gateway Family YMCA of Union County, NJ.  Be sure to tune into her acclaimed podcast, Eat Right with Laura.