Dr. Kathleen Poole, RD, MCHES

Dr. Kathleen Poole, CHES

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Peters B142

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Dr. Kathleen Poole has been a faculty member in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Radford University for the past 17 years.  Prior to teaching at Radford University, she taught in the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise at Virginia Tech for 7 years.  Dr. Poole is a health educator and registered dietitian with over 25 years of experience in public health and community health.  She currently teaches or has previously taught the following courses: International Health; Community Health Diseases and Disorders; Community Health and Epidemiology; Exercise, Performance, and Nutrition; Health Communication and Coaching, Community and Cultural Nutrition, and Consumer Health. Dr. Poole is proficient at body composition measurement using the BOD POD as well as cholesterol measurement using the Cholestech. For 16 years, Dr. Poole and her colleagues worked with NFL officials to enhance their health and officiating performance.  For 10 years, Dr. Poole and her husband, Dr. Jon Poole, conducted body composition assessments for football officials in several collegiate conferences including the ACC, Conference USA, Western Athletic Conference, Southland Conference, and Big 10 Conference. In her spare time, she enjoys running and has completed 20 marathons and one Ironman triathlon.