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Whitni McConnell, MS, RDN, LDNutrition Counselor- Registered Dietitian University Health Center
Whitni McConnell first joined the University Health Center at UGA in 2016 as the Nutrition Education Coordinator. She is a former student- athlete and “Double Dawg,” having first graduated with a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and later a master’s degree in kinesiology. Prior to her arrival at UGA, she worked at Piedmont Athens Regional in Athens. She later resigned from UHC to support her spouse’s military career and went on to work in a neuro-medical long-term care facility. In February 2022, she joined the University Health Center again to provide virtual nutrition therapy to UGA students. Her areas of interest include sports nutrition, eating disorders and cardiovascular health. In her spare time, Whitni enjoys running, cycling, reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends.