Janell Smith, RD, PhD


(406) 454-2171

Janell, RD, PhD

Janell Smith sees patients at the Great Falls Hospital, 3010 15th Ave South in Great Falls. For more information, please call (406) 216-8000.

Janell Smith is a registered dietician in our Nutrition Services team. Janell is a highly knowledgeable registered dietitian with experience in the application of nutritional knowledge in medical setting as well as outpatient and community nutrition education.

Janell earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Vocational Home Economics Education from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. She completed her Post-Master’s Supervised Dietetic Clinical Experience at the University of Miami Medical School. In 2007. Janell completed her Doctorate in Dietetics and Nutrition at Florida International University in Miami, Florida.

She brings a diverse background and has managed research projects, managed WIC nutrition programs, provided nutrition education in medical and private industry setting, as well as taught undergraduate courses. Before joining the Great Falls Clinic, she worked at long-term facilities in Butte and Whitefish, Montana, and Select Hospitals in Florida.

She grew up in a farming family, therefore, in her spare time enjoys making jams and jellies, quilting, gardening, and spending time with family. She is very excited about spending more time in the State of Montana.


Great Falls Hospital
3010 15th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT 59405
(406) 216-8000


  • Nutrition Services
  • Diabetes Management Nutrition
  • Pediatric Nutrition


  • Carson-Newman College, Bachelor of Science in Vocational Home Economics Education, Jefferson City, Tennessee, 1975
  • Florida International University, Master of Science in Dietetic and Nutrition, Miami, Florida, 1988
  • Florida International University, Ph.D. in Dietetics and Nutrition from the Stempel Department of Public Health, Miami, Florida, 2007


  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Registration (RD)


  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • National Kidney Foundation