Jessianna Saville, MS, RDN, LD, CSR is a registered dietitian licensed in the state of Texas. She has worked with end stage renal disease patients since 2009. Prior to this, she worked as a clinical dietitian and certified nutrition support specialist with hospital patients in Baltimore, MD. She graduated from Utah State University in 2006 with her bachelors degree in dietetics and from Marymount University in 2012 with her masters in health care managment. She received her board-certification as a renal nutrition specialists in 2016. She feels passionately about the role nutrition therapy plays in kidney disease to improve quality-of-life, reduce hospitalization, and slow progression to dialysis. Her goal is to broaden patient access to registered dietitians trained in chronic kidney disease. In her spare time she enjoys running, reading, exploring new places with her husband and two children, and trying to make her garden grow.
Jessianna sees CKD patients in Texas via telehealth and in her office at BCS Kidney Clinic in Bryan-College Station. She is an in-network provider with Medicare, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana, and United Healthcare. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call (979)353-1126 or visit www.CKDNutritioncoach.com.
Rebecca Barksdale is a Nutritional Science major at Texas A&M University working towards becoming a Registered Dietitian. She previously received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts from Texas A&M Corpus Christi in 2009. She has had extensive experience overseas helping provide aid, education, and skill development training by volunteering with Non-Government Organizations. In addition, she has worked as a substitute paraprofessional, teaching artist, and assistant teacher in a variety of settings as well as a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer. A few years after graduation she was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease that led her to become passionate about nutritional science while researching her own diagnosis. Combining her desire to help others with her newfound interest in nutrition she decided to return to school in order to become a Registered Dietitian. Her goal is to use the scientific knowledge of nutrition to encourage, teach, and inspire people of all backgrounds to live healthy and fulfilling lives. When Rebecca is not busy studying she enjoys archery, hunting, fishing, working out, or developing her photography skills.