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Carena Winters

Carena Winters

Assoc Prof Kinesiology

Exercise Science

Email address  cwinter2@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7922
Office location  Lazzara Health Sciences Center, 233

Office Location: BRCHS/Building 2, Room 233

Office Hours: By appointm​ent

Areas of ​Specialization

Exercise is Medicine®, exercise epidemiology, exercise in the prevention and management of chronic disease

Education

  • Ph.D.,  Exercise Physiology, University of Pittsburgh
  • MPH, Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh
  • BS,    Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University
  • BS,    Adult Fitness, Eastern Kentucky University

Credentials

Fellow, American College of Sports Medicine

Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist, American College of Sports Medicine

Level III Credential, Exercise is Medicine

 Professional Information

Dr. Carena Winters is an expert in the areas of Exercise is Medicine® and Exercise Physiology. She earned her doctorate and Master’s in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Winters was a faculty member at Slippery Rock University from 2009-2017.  She is currently an Associate Professor at Jacksonville University in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences and a leader in JU’s Healthy Campus and Exercise is Medicine on Campus® (EIM-OC) initiatives. Dr. Winters launched the Global EIM-OC initiative in May 2009 with Robert E. Sallis, M.D., FACSM, and is a member of the Global EIM Advisory Board. Dr. Winters is an ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP), with the EIM Level III Credential. Dr. Winters’ passion is sharing her knowledge of exercise physiology, epidemiology, and the Exercise is Medicine® initiative in the classroom and the community. 

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