Jeanie Subach, EDD, RD, LDN
Jeanie Subach is a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Sports Specialist Dietitian, and Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition at West Chester University. In this position, she is the coordinator of the foods curriculum, the advisor to the Student Dietetic Association, and Nutrition Director for Campabilites, a camp for visually impaired students, and the Adapted Wellness Program, a program for young adults with developmental disabilities. Jeanie serves as the department liaison to business and industry, securing experiential learning and internship opportunities for students.
Jeanie earned a BS in Home Economics/Dietetics and a Masters in Nutrition Education from Immaculata University. Jeanie completed her doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Management at Capella University. Her dissertation on the impact of nutrition intervention on young adults with developmental disabilities was completed with the Adapted Wellness program at West Chester University. Jeanie’s research interest includes nutrition education with persons with disabilities, nutrition and athletic performance, and whole-food, plant-based nutrition.
Jeanie started her professional career in school lunch and college and university feeding before moving to the areas of consumer and sports nutrition. She held one of the earlies positions of consumer advocate and supermarket dietitian for Genuardi’s Family markets in the early 1990’s. Jeanie was the creator and facilitator of numerous nutrition-based programs in the West Chester Area School District. She has acted as spokesperson for numerous food companies, including Campbell Soup, Green Giant, General Mills, the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Council, and Balance Bar. In addition, she was a spokesperson for the NFL Fuelup to Play 60 program.
Jeanie is the sports nutritionist for the Philadelphia 76ers, starting with the team in 1989. She held the role of team nutritionist for the Philadelphia Eagles under Coach Andy Reid from 1999-2013 and for the Philadelphia Flyers from 1989 to 1997. Jeanie currently acts as the nutrition preceptor for the Sports Medicine Fellows in the Crozer Keystone Sport Medicine fellowship program. Jeanie is a member of the Gatorade NBA Advisory Board. She serves as sports nutrition consultant to St. Joseph’s University Men’s Basketball, Metz Culinary Management, and numerous local high schools and sports programs.
Jeanie loves food, cooking, running and entertaining. She is said to be happiest when in the kitchen.