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Heather Sadowski

Director of Health Promotion
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    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 in her role as the Director of Health Promotion, Heather was the Interim Assistant Director for Fitness and Wellness at Old Dominion University (ODU) in Norfolk, VA. Prior to her employment at ODU, she was the Health Educator and Human Service Coordinator, Bernards Township Health Department, Basking Ridge, NJ. Heather began her career in education at 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 well-being, Well-being Center operations, and the Center for Awareness Response and Education (CARE). Her duties include employee and student well-being outreach and implementation of campus wide well-being programming.  Heather is a certified Wellness Coach, Certified Health Education Specialist, and Tobacco Treatment Specialist; trained through the Mayo Clinic. Heather is also an instructor of the wellness graduation requirement WELL 100 and WELL 101 courses.

    She enjoys spending time with family and friends, teaching group fitness classes, and both recreational running and running after her two children. Most recently, Heather has completed her Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University.

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