Dr. Hope Barkoukis
Dr. Hope Barkoukis is a registered dietitian, an Associate Professor and Interim Chair of the Nutrition Department at Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine. She earned her doctorate in nutrition from Case Western Reserve University. Prior to joining the university faculty, Dr. Barkoukis served as a clinical dietitian at MetroHealth Medical Center and was a corporate nutrition consultant for Fortune 500 companies specializing in wellness and sports nutrition interventions. She was a clinical research dietitian and on the faculty of Cleveland State University as the Director of the Nutrition Education and Training Center. Her areas of specialty include healthy aging, supplements, glucose metabolism, nutrition and exercise for muscle maintenance among the elderly, plus factors on insulin sensitivity. She completed advanced culinary training and has presented hundreds of culinary demonstrations for television, professional audiences and in the medical school.