Rachele Pojednic

Assistant Professor of Nutrition
  • Nutrition

About Me

Dr. Rachele Pojednic is an Assistant Professor of Nutrition at Simmons and a former Research Fellow at the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Harvard Medical School. She holds a PhD from the Tufts University in Biochemical and Molecular Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, where she was awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. She also holds an EdM in Physical Education and Coaching.  

As a researcher, Dr Pojednic has a specific focus on nutrition and physical activity interventions for the prevention and treatment of non-communicable chronic disease. Her work also focuses on health care professional education to incorporate nutrition and physical activity into curriculum development and dissemination.

What I Teach

  • Nutr 111/112
  • Nutr 260
  • Nutr 201
  • Nutr 237
  • Nutr 461