Stella Lucia Volpe

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Stella Lucia Volpe, Ph.D., RDN, ACSM-CEP, FACSM, is a Professor and Head of the Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise at Virginia Tech. Her degrees are in both Nutrition and Exercise Physiology; she also is an American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist®, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and a Fellow of the ACSM. Dr. Volpe’s research focuses on obesity and diabetes prevention, and she also conducts research on athletes of all levels. Dr. Volpe enjoys hiking with her husband and German Shepherd dogs. She is also a competitive field hockey player, ice hockey player, rower, and works out and competes in CrossFit.