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Rachel Harrington

  • Assistant Professor


Contact Information

  • Department: Family and Consumer Science
  • Office: Burrier 102
  • Mailing Address: Burrier 102
  • Email:
  • Phone: 859-622-1914



Rachel Harrington graduated from the University of Kentucky with a B.S. in Dietetics.  She completed the U.S. Army Dietetic Internship and served as an Army Officer for 8 years (5 active duty).  While on active duty she completed a Masters in Health Administration from Chapman University.  She is currently enrolled in a Doctorate of Education specializing in Health Promotion at the University of Kentucky.

Rachel has held a variety of positions in food and nutrition.  She has worked in weight management, health promotion, public health, education, oncology and food service management.  She has worked as a dietitian in Texas, Colorado, California, South Carolina, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Kentucky.  Rachel is currently an Assistance Professor and teaches the Community Nutrition and Public Health Nutrition courses as well as the general nutrition courses at EKU.

Her personal interests are camping, hiking, reading, physical activity, and spending time with her family.


Subject  TitleDatesLocationTerm
NFA 121Intro Food Composition & PrepTR 9:30am-12:15pm Burrier Building 303Fall 2017
NFA 201Essentials of NutritionMWF 9:05am-9:55am Burrier Building 202CFall 2017
NFA 201Essentials of NutritionMWF 10:10am-11:00am Burrier Building 202CFall 2017
NFA 812Public Health NutritionM 3:00pm-5:45pm Burrier Building 206AFall 2017
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