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Orville Bigelow, DHSc, MS, RD

Adjunct Faculty, The John Merck Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics


  • DHSc, Health Sciences, A.T. Still University, 2016
  • MS, Nutritional Science, California State University, Los Angeles, 2005
  • BS, Nutritional Science, California State University, Los Angeles, 2003
  • AA, General Science, Santa Monica College, 2001


  • Nutrition

Academic Research/Interests

Nutrition and health education, interdisciplinary studies, preventative healthcare, patient-centered care

Areas of Expertise

Nutritional Science, Community Health, Health Science, Alternative Nutrition, Value-based Healthcare, Patient-centered Medical Homes and Care

I love to stimulate the minds of students and introduce them to new and exciting topics. The path of education is one we all travel together and I for one, enjoy the journey!

On Being at SVC

I am new to SVC but am impressed by its attention to detail and the care it takes with student experiences and education.

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