Jackie has her graduate degree in exercise physiology and is a board-certified health and wellness coach, having trained at Duke Integrative Medicine. Jackie has acquired extensive expertise in the health and wellness arena over the past thirty-five years, with specialties in individual and group health coaching, weight loss, insomnia, behavior and habit change, and positive psychology. Jackie has developed and managed medium to large scale medically based health and wellness programs, presented innumerous health related talks at Fortune 500 companies and at the American College of Sports Medicine annual conference, and specializes in relationship building and partnerships that bring added mutual strength and value to all of her endeavors. Jackie is the principal and founder of Unified Health Coaching…coaching for a healthy balance. Most recently Jackie was the Director of Programs and Services at Partner, MD and prior to that the Director of Corporate Wellness and Special Projects at Zacharias Ganey Health Institute. Jackie herself is a fitness enthusiast and former competitor who now enjoys long distance biking, hiking, and time with her adult children and her dear friends and family.