Samantha Coogan is an expert in nutrition, food and ethnic issues, and dietetics.
In 2016, Coogan joined UNLV's Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences Department, where she serves as director of the Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics and community liaison for the dietetic internship program. Courses taught by Coogan include sports nutrition, medical nutrition therapy, and food science. She also works as the UNLV football team's nutrition coordinator.
Coogan is president-elect of the Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is also a member of the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition dietetic practice group; the Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors practice group; and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
- M.S., Exercise Physiology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
- B.S., Nutrition Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas