Visiting lecturer Samantha Coogan joined the Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences department during fall 2016 and teaches intro to human nutrition, food science, lifecycle nutrition, and food & ethnic issues within the undergraduate program.
Coogan earned her bachelor’s in nutrition sciences and master’s in exercise physiology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is currently serving as the UNLV football team’s dietitian, and helping implement new tools, menus, and materials for the expansion to the future Fertitta Football Facility. She will also be working with the UNLV women’s softball team.
Coogan is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition dietetic practice group.