Cory Eakins, MS, RDN, LDN
Cory Eakins, MS, RDN, LDN was named the Coordinator of Nutrition Services for WKU in May 2019. Eakins graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics and completed the coordinated program’s dietetic internship. He returned to the University of Kentucky to complete a Master of Science degree in Nutritional Science with an emphasis in Sports Nutrition and Wellness in 2015.
Eakins uses a food first approach in order to help students through one-on-one counseling, nutrition education, group presentations, grocery shopping tours, and cooking demonstrations. Eakins takes a ‘food is fuel’ attitude with the student athletes at WKU using the WKU Sports Nutrition program. In addition to these responsibilities, Cory helps students with food allergies navigate the campus dining locations with allergy-friendly menu options.
Office: Health Services Center, Rm 1072
Becca Young: Nutrition Assistant
Molly Washington: Nutrition Assistant
Kylee Jackson: Nutrition Assistant
Delaney Webb: Nutrition Assistant
Emma Helinski: Nutrition Assistant, WKU Campus Recreation & Wellness
Kara Zarotny: Nutrition Assistant, WKU Campus Recreation & Wellness