Assistant Professor of the Practice, Nutrition
Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics

Colleen McCrief


M.S., Nutrition; Texas Woman’s University, Houston, TX

B.S., Nutrition; Russell Sage College, Troy, NY


Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management

Clinical Practice

Fresenius Medical Care, Albany, NY

Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX

Courses Taught

  • NTR 504/404: Medical Nutrition Therapy I
  • NTR 517/417: Medical Nutrition Therapy II
  • NTR 525: Advanced Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • NTR 507/407: Nutrition Counseling
  • SCI 120: Introduction to Nutrition Science


Hudson Valley Dietetic Association Membership Committee Chair

Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors (NDEP) Newsletter Editor

Department of Veterans Affairs (VISN 16) Leadership Development Institute

Professional Organizations

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

New York State Dietetic Association

Hudson Valley Dietetic Association

Nutrition and Dietetic Educators of Preceptors Practice Group


Russell Sage College Nutrition Club Faculty Advisor

Inter-Professional Education (IPE) Committee member

Faculty Affairs Committee