Rachel Schichtl, PhD, RDN, CFCS, FAND

Instructor and DPD Director of Nutrition and Family Sciences


McAlister 211

(501) 450-5953

Rachel Schichtl is the Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics. She has been in this role since 2014 and previously taught as an adjunct instructor and held a position at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is a PhD candidate at Texas Tech University currently completing her dissertation that examines empathy towards food insecurity. While at Texas Tech Ms. Schichtl also has earned a graduate certificate in Youth Development. She has a Masters and Bachelors from the University of Central Arkansas in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in Nutrition and completed her Dietetic Internship at UCA. She currently directs the undergraduate nutrition program and teaches several senior-level nutrition classes as well as graduate and undergraduate courses in Family and Consumer Sciences.