Julie Kennel directs the OSU Human Nutrition Dietetic Internship Program in the Department of Human Sciences at The Ohio State University and holds partial appointment with OSU’s College of Nursing. Her research interests include the promotion of healthy eating through theory-based behavior change strategies. She completed her PhD in Health Behavior from Indiana University (2008), where she was employed as a nutrition counselor at the IU Medical Center. She received the Ohio and Region 5 Outstanding Dietetic Educator in 2011 and Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year in 2007. Julie holds a BS in Human Nutrition and a BS in Exercise Science (both from The Ohio State University, 2000) and an MS in Public Health Nutrition (Case Western Reserve University, 2002).