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Dr. Andrew B. Herrick

Email: andy.herrick@yahoo.com

Professional Experience: Director of Product Strategy at McKesson (1998-2009; 2011-present). McKesson is a Fortune 15 company and helps health care providers deliver better care to patients through its clinical workflow, practice management, decision support, and care management systems. Center for Professional Development at Fresno Pacific University (1997-present). Strategic Product Management at Healthwise (2009-2011). Healthwise is a non-profit organization that provides evidence-based content, so consumers and patients have the information they need to make better health decisions. Department Chair of Health and Physical Education at Fresno Pacific University (1996-1998). Wellness Director at Chase Bank (1993-1996).

Personal Experience: I am active in several professional organizations, holding memberships in the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD), American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Public Health Association (APHA), and the National Wellness Council (NWC). I previously held the positions of Vice President of Health Education and Vice President of Fitness and Wellness for Southwest District of AAHPERD and have served on numerous ad hoc professional committees. I have published articles in a number of professional journals and am regularly invited to speak at international, national, and regional conferences.

Scholarly Interests: Health behavior change, Physical training programs, Healthcare Information Technology

Publications: American Journal of Health Behavior, American Journal of Health Promotion, National Strength and Conditioning Journal.

Honors and Awards: Product Innovation from McKesson, ICARE Award from McKesson, Outstanding Teaching Award from FPU, International Graduate Student Award from AWHP

Recommended Reading: The Tipping Point, Blink, and Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell and Rules for Revolutionaries and Reality Check by Guy Kawasaki.

Favorite Music: Jim Brickman, Kenny G, Jewel, Harry Connick Jr, James Taylor, Eric Clapton, Sting

Favorite Activities: During my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family. My hobbies include photography, reading, traveling, and maintaining a physically active lifestyle. I believe that a key component to living healthier is balancing the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of life.

Home Church: Eagle United Methodist Church, Eagle, ID

Family Info: Married to Amber since 1999 with one daughter and one son

Favorite Bible Verse: Philippines 4:13 I can do all things through Christ which strengthened me. Isaiah 40:31 But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. Psalm 19:14 Let the words of my mouth, and the meditation of my heart, be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord, my strength, and my redeemer.

What Matters: Family, Friends, Health, and Happiness

Pet Peeves: Talking or texting on the phone while driving

Subject Expertise: Comprehensive school health education, Physical conditioning programs, Wellness education, Health promotion, Patient education

Education: PhD in Exercise and Wellness Education from Arizona State University, MS in Exercise Science from Arizona State University, BA (double) in Natural Science and Athletic Training from Fresno Pacific University.

Home town: Eagle, ID; Oakhurst, CA; Whittier, CA

What I Like About FPU: Christian environment, Supportive community, Dedicated faculty, Quality education

My Home Page: Health and Physical Training Courses