Dr Verena Tan

Principal Dietitian
Pinnacle Nutrition

Core Collective Anson & Dempsey

About Dr Verena Tan

Professional Experience

Dr Verena Tan is an experienced dietitian with more than 15 years of diverse and well-rounded experience spanning clinical nutrition, academia, research and corporate work. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the Singapore Institute of Technology.

Awarded the prestigious Singapore Public Service Commission Scholarship, Dr Tan attended King’s College London, UK where she graduated top of her cohort, with a First-Class Honours Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition. She subsequently earned her Master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney, Australia on a Ministry of Health scholarship. Armed with an A*STAR scholarship, she completed her Ph.D. from the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and has since authored over fourteen scientific publications and presentations.         

Dr Tan had experience with writing for print media and conducting media interviews on radio and television. She is also a highly sought-after engaging and dynamic speaker at public forums and scientific conferences.           

Dr Tan is an Accredited Practising Dietitian (Aust) and a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist in Singapore. She is also a member of the International Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

As a mother of 2 rambunctious kids, she loves cooking for the family, enjoys family travels, seeks out good food, loves coffee and chocolate, and is truly passionate about how everyone can cultivate health and well-being through nutrition.

About Pinnacle Nutrition

Pinnacle Nutrition was born out of Dr Verena’s dream and passion of providing science-backed personalized nutrition and wellness solutions, a culmination of more than 15 years of experience in the nutrition industry. 

Pinnacle Nutrition prides itself in providing credible, current and practical nutrition advice in an open, friendly and professional manner. We aim to disrupt the one-size-fits-all nutrition and wellness model by offering an ecosystem of genomics-based services: nutrition and wellness-related DNA tests together with personalized lifestyle advice that help people live, look and feel their best.

As the founder and the Principal Dietitian, Dr Tan believes in an integrated approach to good health by focusing on the whole person and empowering individuals to be their own health advocates. “Transforming your health starts from the inside out. Eating healthy is not just about ‘knowing’ what to eat.  It is about understanding which foods fuel your unique body and creating an environment that makes healthy eating and healthy lifestyle habits sustainable for you”.

Call us at 6250 1222 to make an appointment.

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