Gabrielle Fundaro

Gabrielle Fundaro

Gabrielle Fundaro is an ACE-certified Health Coach trained in motivational interviewing and the Monash Low-FODMAP program. A former Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at Georgia Gwinnett College, she holds a Ph.D. in Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise from Virginia Tech as well as a BS in Exercise, Sport, and Health Education from Radford University. After leaving academia in 2017, she enjoyed four amazing years as a Renaissance Periodization Nutrition Coach while launching her current telehealth coaching business, Vitamin Ph.D. Nutrition. In 2021, she transitioned to running Vitamin Ph.D. Nutrition full-time while working part-time as a researcher for Examine and collaborating with Shannon Beer, LLB, in their joint venture, Bridging the Gap with Comprehensive Coaching. As a board member of both the Nutrition Coaching Global Mastermind (NCGM) and the Sports Nutrition Association (SNA), Fundaro collaborates with a selection of colleagues to guide discussions and change toward best practices in online nutrition coaching industry.

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