Samantha Coogan is the director of UNLV's Didactic Program in Nutrition & Dietetics and past president of the Nevada Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Coogan teaches human nutrition, sports nutrition, nutrition, health and ethnic issues, food science, nutrition assessment, medical nutrition therapy, and pathophysiology courses for UNLV's Nutrition Sciences undergraduate program. She has also served as the UNLV football team's nutrition coordinator.
A registered dietitian nutritionist since 2014, Coogan is a fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and a member of the Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors practice group.
She is frequently called upon by national media including Healthline, Women's Health Magazine, and Wallethub.
- M.S., Exercise Physiology, UNLV
- B.S., Nutrition Sciences, UNLV