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Nutrition Services

Welcome to Nutrition Sciences Services! We are deeply committed to helping others lead happy and healthy lives through nutrition. In conjunction with the Center for Nutrition and Performance, our goal is to provide scientific, evidence-based nutrition practice to the entire Drexel community.

Book your appointment today!

nutritionappts@drexel.edu


Who Is Eligible For Nutrition Counseling?

This program is available to all. Most major insurances are accepted. Drexel employees are eligible for SIX visits with a registered dietitian per year through their IBX Health Insurance plan at no cost.

When Will These Sessions Be Held?

Consultations will be held daily with evening hours offered. Students, faculty, staff and community members are all welcome to register.

What Can I Expect at My First Meeting With the RD?

The first meeting with the RD will last approximately one hour. It will begin with a complete nutrition and medical history, including an assessment of body composition. A realistic plan will be created based on individualized goals and lifestyles. Follow up sessions are recommended and will last approximately 30 minutes.

Is Nutrition Counseling Only for Those Who Want to Lose Weight?

Not at all. Registered dietitians can help with any dietary concerns including management of chronic diseases, guidance navigating food allergies, sensitivities and intolerances, and strategies to improve athletic performance.

Where Will These Sessions Be Held?

Sessions will be conducted at our nutrition office located at Three Parkway, 1601 Cherry Street, third floor, or at the Drexel University Recreation Center, 3301 Market Street.

Meet the Dietitians

Headshot of Kaitlin Poillon with blue borderKaitlin Poillon, MS, RDN, LDN
Nutrition Sciences Services Practice Manager

Holding a master’s degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, Kaitlin has multiple years of experience as a registered dietitian nutritionist. She encompasses knowledge on a wide range of disease states, including but not limited to: diabetes, pre-diabetes, heart diseases, renal diseases, oncology and obesity. She can also aid in generalized healthy eating tips, adjustment to dining away from home and dietary concerns to take into consideration (e.g., celiac Disease, vegetarianism, veganism, etc.) Kaitlin’s ultimate goal is to share her knowledge of nutrition and love for food in helping others on their journey to leading happy and healthy lives through nutrition. Book an appointment to work with Kaitlin today!