Award Category: Professional Programs
Professor of Nutrition
Chair, Department of Public Health & Wellness
Winston Craig, professor of nutrition and chair of the Department of Public Health & Wellness, has taught at Andrews University since 1987. Under his leadership the department has grown considerably. Craig also directs the dietetics internship program. He is a registered dietitian and holds membership in the American College of Nutrition, the American Society of Nutrition Sciences, the American Dietetic Association and Sigma Xi.
Winston has authored 20 articles for scholarly journals and more than 225 nutrition articles for health publications. He is a regular contributor to Vibrant Life Magazine and the Lake Union Herald and has written seven chapters for various nutrition books. In 2009, he co-authored the American Dietetics Association position paper on vegetarian diets. He is a regular speaker at national and international nutrition conferences. His research interests include the health-promoting properties of phytochemicals, the role of plant-based diet in preventing chronic diseases, and the disease-preventing properties of herbs and spices.
Before coming to Andrews University he was a faculty member at Loma Linda University in California and at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.