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Barbara Kovacs Streber

Barbara Kovacs Streber, American nutritionist. Certified diabetes educator, vocational teacher, Florida; licensed dietitian nutritionist; registered dietitian, basic fitness instructor.


  • Streber, Barbara Kovacs was born on February 15, 1939 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Louis and Julia (Elek) Kovacs.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts in Basic Studies, Broward Community College, 1981. Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and NTR with high honors, Florida International University, 1983. Master of Science in Health Education, Nova University, 1987.


    • Nutrition educator Holy Cross Hospital, Fort Lauderdale, 1986-1989. Behaviorist Holy Cross Weight Management Center, 1987-1990. Instructor Broward Community College, since 1989.

      Private practice, since 1988.

    Major achievements

    • Certified diabetes educator, vocational teacher, Florida. Licensed dietitian nutritionist. Registered dietitian, basic fitness instructor.


    • Author: Weight Control for Ambulatory Patients with Diabetes Mellitus, The Lite 'N Up Program for Weight Control.


    Chairperson dietetic technical advisory committee Broward Community College, 1984-1985, 89-90. Member nutrition committee Broward County School Board. Member National Association of Female Executives, American Dietetic Association, Florida Dietetic Association (chairperson opening night committee 1987), Broward County Dietetic Association (president-elect 1988-1989, president 1989-1990, chairperson nominating committee since 1990), American Diabetes Association (professional section), American Running and Fitness Association, American Heart Association.


    • Married John Streber, April 9, 1979. Children: H. John, Gregory, Mark, Stephanie Dietrich.
    • father: Louis Kovacs
    • mother: Julia (Elek) Kovacs
    • spouse: John Streber
    • children: H. John Streber
    • Gregory Streber
    • Mark Streber
    • Stephanie Dietrich Streber
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