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Kathy Keenan Isoldi

Kathy Keenan Isoldi

Assistant Professor of NutritionRegistered Dietitian

B.A., Queens College of the City University of New YorkPh.D., New York University


Dr. Isoldi has been a registered dietitian practicing in the field of nutrition for close to three decades. Her interests include body weight regulation, diabetes management, childhood obesity prevention and the prevention of chronic diseases through diet and physical activity. Dr. Isoldiā€™s recent research investigated the foods and beverages offered and consumed during classroom celebrations at a public elementary school. Her future work will be aimed at identifying and communicating preventive measures that schools and families can take to curb the current childhood obesity crisis.


Obesity Management, Childhood Obesity Prevention, Nutrition Communication, Counseling Skills, Culture and Food Choice


Co-author, articles published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior (2011), Journal of the American Dietetic Association (2008) and Bariatric Times (2007)
Co-author, chapter in "The Johns Hopkins Textbook of Dyslipidemia" (2010)


Nominee, Kathy K. Isoldi Outstanding Dissertation Award, New York University (2010)

Professional Affiliations

Member, American Dietetic Association
Member, American Dietetic Association- Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group
Member, American Dietetic Association- School Nutrition Services Dietetic Practice Group
Member, New York State Dietetic Association
Member, Long Island Dietetic Association
Member, Society of Nutrition Educators

Lectures and Presentations

Co-lecturer, New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical College (2010)