Tracy Everitt

Assistant Professor
J. Bruce Brown Hall

Tracy Everitt is an assistant professor at St. Francis Xavier University. She completed her undergraduate degree in nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan and her internship at the Moncton Hospital in New Brunswick. She completed her masters in Adult Education at St. Francis Xavier University with a focus on diabetes education in a First Nations community. She completed her PhD in the department of Community Health and Epidemiology, College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan. Her research interests are in the areas of school food and sustainable food systems in schools.

Tracy has worked as a dietitian in many contexts. She has worked in rural and remote First Nations communities in Saskatchewan and has spent many years in the area of diabetes education and chronic disease management in Saskatchewan and Alberta. She has worked in Public Health and as a Nutrition Practice Coordinator at the University of Saskatchewan.


  • Fall Teaching
  • HNU 384 Nutrition Research Design
  • HNU 405 Food Availability

Recent Publications

Everitt, T. (2020). Determining promising practices for Canadian school food programs: A scoping review. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition. doi:DOI: 10.1080/19320248.2020.1823925

Everitt, T., Engler-Stringer, R., Martin, W., & Vatanparast, H. (2020). Comparing Diet Quality of School Meals versus Food Brought from Home. Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, 1-7. doi:10.3148/cjdpr-2020-013

Research Interests


  • School food
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Food systems
  • Critical dietetics