Andrew Herrick, PhD, CHES
Andrew Herrick is currently Director of Academic Development and a faculty member at Fresno Pacific University ( in Fresno, California. He is responsible for all course offerings through the Office of Continuing Education, which includes identifying and developing new courses, programs, and instructors who are passionate about Christian higher education. He also actively teaches graduate, undergraduate, and professional development online courses for the university.  
Previously, he was Director of Product Strategy at McKesson ( where he helped healthcare providers across the nation to deliver better care to their patients through integrated clinical workflow, practice management, decision support, and care management systems. He also worked in Strategic Product Management at Healthwise ( in Boise, Idaho and served as Department Chair of Health and Physical Education at Fresno Pacific University.
Dr. Herrick holds a doctoral (PhD) degree in Exercise and Wellness Education and a master’s degree in Exercise Science from Arizona State University. He is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and active in several professional organizations.  He has held memberships and office in the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), SHAPE America, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), American Public Health Association (APHA), and the National Wellness Council (NWC). 
He previously served as Vice President of Health Education and Vice President of Fitness and Wellness for Southwest District of AAHPERD and has served on numerous ad hoc professional committees.  He has published articles in a number of professional journals and is regularly invited to speak at international, national, and regional conferences. 
During his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Amber, their daughter and son.  His hobbies include photography, reading, traveling, and maintaining a physically active lifestyle.  He believes that a key component to living healthier is balancing the physical, mental, and spiritual aspects of life.