Julie Kennel, Ph.D., R.D., C.S.S.D., L.D.
Assistant Professor - Clinical
College of Education and Human Ecology
Primary Food Innovation Center Area: Foods for Health
Areas of Expertise: promotion of healthy eating through theory-based behavior change strategies, increase fruit and vegetable consumption
I am trained as a health behavioralist and registered dietitian. My research and outreach work involves the promotion of healthy eating through theory-based behavior change strategies. I use a mixed methods approach (quantitative and qualitative) for research to create a comprehensive view of determinants for human eating behaviors. I bring an expertise in determining how to encourage humans to eat healthy food.
Julie Kennel, member of the Food Innovation Center, explains the pros and cons of the new food icon, MyPlate, which has replaced MyPyramid. Read more