Faculty and Staff

Julie Tobias headshotJulie Tobias, MEd, RDN, LD
Master of Dietetics and Nutrition Program


306 Atwell Hall
453 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, OH 4310

Professional Areas of Interest

  • Community Nutrition and Health Promotion / Disease Prevention
  • Adult Weight Management 
  • School Nutrition Education Programs 

Professional Overview

Julie Tobias has been a Registered and Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist since 1998. She spent the first part of her career in the hospital setting and on the University of Missouri - Columbia campus where she designed nutrition programs, provided nutrition counseling, and taught health classes for the College of Education. After relocating with her family to Columbus, she began teaching dietetics at The Ohio State University and precepting Dietetic Students in the community setting. In 2018, she created a nutrition counseling private practice called Nurture By Nutrition. Julie’s passion is to share these experiences with Dietetic Students to inspire clients to find the grace to live their healthiest life.

Recent Presentations

“Interprofessional Simulation: Strengthening Ties to Increase Communication and Improving Patient Care” by Marcia Nahikian-Nelms and Julie Tobias; Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo poster session; October 21, 2013, Houston, TX.

“The WellBody Program Reduces Binge Eating and Improves Nutrition, Exercise, and Body Image Through a Non-Diet Approach” by Molly Vetter-Smith and Julie Tobias; American Dietetics Association Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo poster session; October 28, 2008, Chicago, IL.

“Live a Healthy Weight through WellBody” by Julie Tobias and Molly Vetter-Smith; Meeting of the Minds conference, Partners in Prevention statewide coalition; April 7, 2006; Kansas City, MO.

“Environmental Solutions to Obesity in America’s Youth: Lessons Learned in the Community and School Setting” by Ian Thomas and Julie Tobias; Diabetes Initiative Synergy Project Kick-off meeting; January 19, 2006; St. Louis, MO.


  • Masters Degree Education, College of Education, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • Bachelors Degree Science, College of Human Environmental Sciences, Coordinated Program in Dietetics, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO


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