Natalie Schibell


Natalie Schibell, MPH is a professional chef, personal trainer, and Navy Environmental Health Officer. She is a certified American Council on Exercise Health Coach with the ability to develop sound, balanced, weight-management and fitness programs.

An accomplished athlete, Natalie is a former three-time United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) National Champion and silver medalist who earned several international high-place finishes. She has a combined 15 years experience in competitive swimming and various sport disciplines. Her impressive athletic accomplishments demanded superior physical conditioning and the implementation of a nutritious diet to enhance performance.

With an interest in sports medicine and public health, Natalie received a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from The George Washington University’s School of Public Health and Health Services in Washington, DC. As an undergrad, she was a standout midshipman in the University’s Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps and trained for a potential career in Special Operations.

Following a fervent passion for food and cooking, Natalie later enrolled at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY where she received an Associate in Occupational Studies degree in Culinary Arts, graduating with honors. As a student, she obtained her ServSafe Food Protection Manager certification for the safe receipt, preparation, and service of food. In 2010, she founded The Chef N’ You LLC, a wellness company that educates and empowers people of all backgrounds, culinary, and fitness abilities so they may employ healthy cooking, exercise, and lifestyles to evoke substantial, long-term benefits for weight management, fitness, and environmental health.

A continued proponent for public health advocacy, Natalie received her Master in Public Health degree in Environmental Health Sciences from New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY, graduating with high honors. She completed her Capstone project on “Food Contaminants in the Modern American Diet and their Effect on Child Health.” She and her colleagues focused their extensive research on organophosphorous pesticides, hormones and antibiotics, food additives and preservatives, microbial pathogens, and phthalates found in plastic food packaging and containers.

As a selectee of the United States Navy’s competitive Health Services Collegiate Program, Natalie was commissioned upon graduation as a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the Navy’s Medical Service Corps. She completed Officer Development School in Newport, RI and reported immediately to Naval Branch Health Clinic Groton’s Public Health Department, Preventative Medicine Unit at Naval Submarine Base New London, CT. She is proudly serving as a Navy Environmental Health Officer to prevent and control the incidence and spread of disease amongst our Sailors, Marines, and their families.

©2013, Natalie Schibell. All Rights Reserved.
Disclaimer: The Chef N’ You, LLC is a privately-owned and operated limited liability company. The services, information, opinions, and photos contained in this website are solely those of the author and are not authorized, affiliated, sanctioned, or endorsed  by any agency of the United States Government, expressly including, but not limited to, the Department of Defense, and the United States Navy.