Mar 30, 2021
Kristie Hicks, MPH, CHES, CPT is a public health professional with experience in chronic disease management, health and nutrition education, and fitness. She’s the founder of Brown Girls Get Fit, a health and wellness organization for women of color and Better Balanced Health which offers online fitness training and wellness coaching services. She is the author of a peer-reviewed North Carolina Medical Journal article featuring her childhood obesity research. She is a National Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Coach, Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), and an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. She is passionate about educating individuals about personal fitness, chronic disease prevention, wellness, and healthy behavior change.
In This Episode We Cover:
Advice for Public Health Professionals:
Kristie highly recommends that everyone be open to volunteering in their field of interest. It is extremely important to be open to volunteering and giving of your time. There are benefits including connecting with community organizations, nonprofits, etc.