Heather received her Bachelors of Science in K-12 Health and Physical Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and her Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Community Health Education from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. Before joining the University of Richmond Recreation and Wellness department, Heather was the Interim Assistant Director for Fitness and Wellness at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She also was the Wellness Coordinator at Old Dominion University. Prior to her employment at ODU, she was the Health Educator and Human Service Coordinator, Bernards Township Health Department, Basking Ridge, NJ. Heather was also a public school teacher at both Fremont Junior High School in Mesa, AZ and Canyon Breeze Elementary School in Avondale, AZ. Heather oversees all aspects of health promotion, employee and student wellness, and the Center for Sexual Assault Prevention & Response. Her duties include employee and student wellness outreach and implementation of campus wide well-being programming. Heather is a certified Wellness Coach and an instructor of the wellness graduation requirement WELL 090 and WELL 085 courses.
She enjoys spending time with family and friends, teaching group fitness classes, and both recreational running and running after her two children.
M.P.H., East Stroudsburg University
Community Health Education
B.S., Indiana Unversity of Pennsylvia
K-12 Health and Physical Education