Julie Kennel

Associate Professor-Clinical, Department of Human Sciences
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Human Sciences

Program Area: Human Nutrition

(614) 292-3538


Julie Kennel is a clincal associate professor of human nutrition and director of the dietetic internship. In her research, she focuses on the promotion of healthy eating through theory-based behavior change strategies, fruit and vegetable intake, qualitative research for intervention design, and instrument validation. She is involved in clinical projects designed to improve processes to enhance client/customer outcomes as well as projects that emphasize the value of registered dietitians in practice.


  • PhD Health Behavior, Indiana University, 2008
  • MS Public Health Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University Dietetic Internship, Case Western Reserve University
  • BS Human Nutrition and Dietetics, The Ohio State University
  • BS Exercise Science Education, The Ohio State University

Research Interests


  • 2008 - 2009 - Program Specialist, Ohio State University Extension 2008-2009 - Evidence Analyst, American Dietetic Association
  • 2007 - 2008 and 20022004 - Clinical Research Monitor, Abbott Nutrition 2005-2008 - Research Assistant, Indiana University
  • 2005 - 2007 - Nutrition Counselor, Indiana University Health Center 2002 - Cancer Research Training Award, National Cancer Institute