Natalie Kruzliakova

Natalie Kruzliakova

Assistant Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics

Curriculum Vitae


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Dr. Kruzliakova is an educator, researcher, and registered dietitian nutritionist with interests and experiences that blend across the fields of nutrition, health communication, and behavior change. Her work focuses on mitigating the consequences of low health literacy using a community- based participatory approach.


  • Virginia Tech


Natalie's research interests include strengthening organizational health literacy capacity of healthcare systems and organizations, integrating health literacy into educational experiences of health professions students, and implementation of theory- based health behavior interventions using health literacy strategies.

Prior Employment

  • Jefferson College of Health Services
  • Virginia Tech