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Katrina Krebs, MPH

28 E Daniels Street Apt 319, Cincinnati, OH 45219


570-765-1251
Kkrebs@cincinnatiymca.org

EDUCATION
West Chester University of Pennsylvania, PA
Master of Public Health (MPH)Graduated August 2015
Concentration: Nutrition
Completed coursework: Human Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Maternal & Child Health, Nutrition Assessment, Nutrition Policies and Programs, General Environmental Health, Health Care Management, Public Health
Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health, Research Methods in Public Health,
Applied Learning Experience I & II
GPA: 3.97
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and DieteticsGraduated May 2014
GPA: 3.95
Deans List, West Chester University 2010-2014

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Public Health Intern at the Carl H. Lindner YMCA; Cincinnati, OH

January-August 2015

Developed and implemented the Grow It, Know It, Taste It, Like It Program, which had the goal of increasing fruit and vegetable consumption among children aged 7-12.
Actively engaged 17 children attending the Carl H. Lindner YMCA Summer Day camp Program through
interactive nutrition lessons, activities, gardening, and taste testings.
Modified and administered a healthy eating survey to capture students eating habits.
Analyzed and interpreted pre- and post-program survey data through SPSS, a statistical software package.

Lifestyle Coach for the YMCAs Diabetes Prevention Program; Cincinnati, OH October 2014-Present

Facilitate lesson plans to participants of the YMCAs Diabetes Prevention Program.


Actively engage participants to increase their success in preventing type 2 diabetes through lifestyle
changes.
Monitor and provide constructive feedback on participants weight and food and activity journals.

Culinary Therapist at Refresh!; Le Bourg-dOisans, France

Dietetic Intern at Weis Markets; Sunbury, PA

December 2006-Present

Serve free meals to the community on Christmas Day.

Waitress at Susquehanna Valley Country Club; Selinsgrove, PA

June 2010

Attended a competitive, educational nursing program. Learned basic procedures: taking blood pressure,
lifting patients, basic hygiene care, ways to live a healthy lifestyle, and many more basic skills. Observed
four areas in the hospital: labor and delivery, Emergency room, medical/surgical, and Rehabilitation unit.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE
Wesley United Methodist Church Christmas Dinner; Selinsgrove, PA

June 2012

Attended the professional training program that introduces medical nutrition therapy. Developed and
gained science-based nutrition education and confidence to effectively lead patients to life-promoting,
healthy nutrition.

Nursing Intern, Evangelical Hospital, Lewisburg, PA

May-August 2013

Collaborated with Weis Markets dietitians to provide the community with current nutrition information.
Wrote blogs, radio and food demonstration scripts, magazine articles, and tour advertisements.
Worked with the Lifestyle Initiatives team to conduct supermarket tours, nutrition education information,
and body composition and blood sugar screenings.
Conducted a food-sampling event with Interactions Marketing.

The Center for Mind-Body Medicine: Food As Medicine; Bethesda, MD

June 2014

Helped prepare healthy and appetizing meals for American missionaries who have been stationed around
the world.
Performed nutrition consultations for families experiencing nutritional deficits.
Taught an interactive nutrition lesson for camp attendees and staff members.

May 2012-August 2013

Provided efficient and friendly customer service to country club members in the main dining room, weddings, golfing dinner/lunch events, and pool.

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CERTIFICATIONS
NIH Protecting Human Research Participants, Winter 2015
ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, Fall 2013
ServSafe Food Handler Certification, Summer 2013
OBSERVATION EXPERIENCE
Conducted 12 hours of observation/ shadowing a dietitian in a hospital and private practice setting.

Evangelical Hospital, Lewisburg, PA


Middleburg Family Medicine, Middleburg, PA

March 2013
March 2013

ACTIVITIES
Student Dietetic Association- Club for Nutrition and Dietetics students, West Chester University, 2011-2014
University Ambassadors- Introduced incoming students to the campus, West Chester University, 2011-2012
SKILLS
Computer- Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS), and Nutrition Data Systems for Research Software (NDSR).
Communication- Exceptional communication and listening skills developed through coaching, program development and implementation, customer service, and retail.
Research- Critical thinking and effective research skills proven through the analysis and interpretation of pre and
post Grow It, Know It, Taste It, Like It Program data, and successful completion of biostatistics.
Leadership- Ability to effectively lead and educate a diverse population based on experience through coaching
and administering the Grow It, Know It, Taste It, Like It Program.
Adaptability- Flexible team player who is able to adapt and prosper in foreseen and unforeseen events based on
past experience in lifestyle coaching, program development and implementation, and undergraduate and graduate
schooling.

REFERENCES
Dr. Mary Beth Gilboy, PhD, MPH, RD, LDN
Professor
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
(610) 738-0559
mgilboy@wcupa.edu
Dr. Joanne Christaldi, PhD, RD
Assistant Professor
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
(610) 436-1038
jchristaldi@wcupa.edu
Matthew Merritt, M.Ed.
Healthy Living Coordinator
YMCA of Greater Cincinnati
(513) 961-3510
mmerritt@cincinnatiymca.org
Nicole Kostelnick, RD, LD
Clinical Dietitian
Tampa Community Hospital
(610) 417-9001
nkostel742@gmail.com