Tania Rivera

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department of Dietetics and Nutrition


Health Promotion and Disease Prevention


Dr. Tania Rivera joined the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition in 2007. She is the director of the coordinated program and an assistant clinical professor. Dr. Rivera teaches courses in medical nutrition therapy and clinical nutrition drawing from her experience as a dietitian at Baptist Hospital prior to joining the Florida International University family.

She has been awarded Outstanding Dietetic Educator of the Year from the Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition and Greater Miami Dietitian from the Miami Dietetic Association.


  • Florida International University, MS, Ph.D.
  • University of Florida, BS