University of California, RiversideUCR


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Ask Nutritionist Karen K. Fiorenza, MPH, RDN, CHES


Karen is UCR’s Nutrition Education Coordinator with Dining, Hospitality and Retail Services team.

Karen is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES).

Karen also holds a Master in Public Health degree with an emphasis in Integrative Health.

She is passionate about nutrition and is committed to helping students, faculty and staff achieve optimal nutritional status and overall good health and wellbeing. Her specialties include, but are not limited to, weight management, sports nutrition, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, eating disorders, and wellness coaching.

How We Can Help

  • Assist with lifestyle related goals by promoting positive healthful and sustainable changes.
  • Improve athletic performance, weight management success, and chronic disease prevention.
  • Address any dietary concerns or special needs including food allergies.
  • Provide tips on how to make healthy choices when dining on campus.
  • Address any nutrition related questions, comments, or concerns you may have.

Ask a Question


Submit an email to get your question about diet, nutrition or healthy living answered by our nutritionist. You’ll get a response within 1-3 business days. Your question can be kept confidential.


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More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

UCR Dining, Hospitality & Retail Services
3637 Canyon Crest Drive, Suite F-101
Riverside, CA 92507

Tel: 951-827-3456
Email: diningservices@ucr.edu

Student Employment Office
3637 Canyon Crest Drive, Suite J-115
Riverside, CA 92507

Tel: 951-827-6123