Gretchen Krivak

Gretchen Krivak

Gretchen Krivak

Title: Assistant Professor
Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics; Interim Director, Fitness and Exercise Science Program

Office Location: MH 311
E-mail: krivak@andrews.edu
Phone: (269) 471-3371

Education

BA, Bethel College - Exercise Science
MS, Andrews University - Nutrition & Wellness
Currently Working On: EdD, United States Sports Academy - Sports Management with Emphasis in Sprts Health and Fitness
RD (Registered Dietitan)
CGFI (Certified Group Fitness Instructor)
EIM - Level 1

Biography

Gretchen Krivak MS, RD, CGFI, EIM-1 is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health, Nutrition and Wellness at Andrews University, in Berrien Springs, Michigan.  She has been a part of the Andrews faculty since 2010 and provides the Department with her expertise in both nutrition and fitness.  Gretchen graduated from Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana with her BA in Exercise Science.  She completed her Master of Science at Andrews University in Nutrition and Wellness and she is currently working on her Doctorate of Education in Sports Management with an emphasis in Sports Health & Fitness through the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Alabama.  Gretchen is a Registered Dietitian and is part of the Dietetic Practice Group SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition).  She is certified as a Group Fitness Instructor and Exercise is Medicine Specialist Level 1.  She currently serves the department as the Director for the Nutrition Science and Dietetics Program and Interim Director for Fitness and Exercise Science. 


Gretchen serves the Andrews University campus as a Wellness Ambassador and on the Wellness Council.  She currently leads the Community Outreach Task Force for the Wellness Council and the Health & Fitness Expo Committee through the School of Health Professions.  Gretchen has successfully planned the community Health & Fitness Expo event since 2012.  She also serves on the School of Health Professions, Interprofessional Education Committee and the University Assessment Committee.  Most recently, she became a site-reviewer for ACEND (Accreditation Council of Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) where she helps conduct site reviews for the field of Nutrition and Dietetics.