Rachel Pohlman

Rachel Pohlman, MPH, RD, LDN
Nutrition Program Manager
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Rachel Pohlman joined the Poe Center August of 2015 and currently serves as the Nutrition Program Director. Rachel is a registered and licensed dietitian (RD, LDN). Rachel obtained her Master’s in Public Health Nutrition from UNC Chapel Hill in 2000.

Rachel has extensive teaching experience working in a variety of settings and with all age groups. She started her career teaching environmental education. After working at a school in Zimbabwe in the 1990’s, Rachel switched her focus to public health. Rachel is passionate about improving the health of communities by empowering individuals with knowledge and pairing that with policy and environmental changes which make it easier to practice behaviors that support health. Rachel currently serves on many coalitions working to improve access to healthy foods and creating safe places to be active, including serving as the co-liason for the NC State Nutrition Action Coalition.

Outside of work, Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 kids, and highly energetic dog. She loves to cook and regularly plans meals around local, seasonal food.  Rachel spends her free time outside, whenever possible.

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