Areas of Expertise:
- Dietetics Profession
- Food Labels, Label Reading
- Healthful Shopping
- Maternal and Prenatal Nutrition
- Nutrition Education for Consumers
Passerrello is the owner of Caroline West LLC, a consulting practice that specializes in developing strategic nutrition programming and training for organizations. She also counsels adults on weight management, behavior change and practical meal planning for the diverse family nutritional needs of today. In 2012, Passerrello was named Pennsylvania's Emerging Dietetic Leader of the Year. She is active in the Pittsburgh Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, serving as its president in 2015. She is a guest lecturer and adjunct faculty in the nutrition and dietetics program at University of Pittsburgh. In addition, she has been invited to speak at national conferences and was named Progressive Grocer's "Top Women in Grocery Award" in 2013. Passarrello has a specialty certificate in adult weight management, worked as a clinical dietitian at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and as a community consultant. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, where she also received a master's degree in wellness and human performance.