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Caroline Passerrello, MS, RDN, LDN

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Pittsburgh, Pa.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Children's Nutrition
  • Eating on a Budget
  • Food Labels/Label Reading
  • Healthful Shopping
  • Nutrition Information for Consumers

Passerrello is a full-time faculty member in the Future Education Model - Graduate Program at the University of Pittsburgh and co-author of Human Nutrition: Science for Healthy Living (3rd ed.). Passerrello was a retail dietitian for eight years and serves on the advisory group for the Academy's Retail Nutrition Food as Medicine Feasibility Study. Her teaching focuses on the principles of education, community and public health nutrition connections, personal and professional development and entrepreneurial skills for registered dietitian nutritionists. Passerrello earned undergraduate and master's degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. She is pursuing a doctorate in education with a focus on how educators develop and assess students' ability to demonstrate cultural competence.

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