Jeffrey Lucchino, RDN
Jeffrey Lucchino is a Registered Dietician Nutritionist (RDN) and Board Certified Specialist in Sport Dietetics (CSSD). Jeff specializes in Sport Dietetics, Weight Management, and Disease Prevention. Jeff is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition) Pennsylvania Dietetic Association, and National Federation of Personal Trainers (NFPT).
Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) in 2007, where Jeff also competed on the IUP Rugby Team during all 4 of his years. He then received his Master of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with a Concentration in Human Performance and Wellness from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009.
Jeff sees patients at the UPMC Sports Medicine South Side and UPMC Sports Complex in Cranberry. Jeff provides nutrition counseling on any nutrition-related concern, sports nutrition counseling and UPMC-contracted services, as well as developing sports nutrition programming for UPMC.
His research interests include nutrition and exercise to improve athletic performance and injury prevention.