Matthew Darnell, PhD, RD, CSSD, SCCC


Assistant Professor

3860 South Water St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Dr. Darnell is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the Director of Graduate Studies in Wellness and Human and Performance. Matt has a Doctorate degree in Rehabilitation Science. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition at the University of Pittsburgh, where he also competed on the wrestling team. Matt is a Registered Dietitian, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, and Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified.  His research interests include nutrition and exercise approaches for improved athletic performance, injury prevention, and rehabilitation.