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Nancy A. Barton, M.S., ACSM/EP-C, CWHC is a senior lecturer in the Department of Kinesiology. She lectures in lifestyle wellness, stress management and prevention, complementary and alternative approaches to health and consumer health. Prior to beginning her appointment as faculty at the School of Health & Human Sciences, she was employed at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, from 1987 to 2003. At St. Vincent she delivered wellness and fitness programs to corporate and community clients and was the program director of the Healthy Lifestyles Program, the wellness program offered to St. Vincent employees. Barton received the 2016 Trustees’ Teaching Award for the School of Physical Education and Tourism Management. In 2015, she received a Curriculum Enhancement Grant that supported the development of a minor in wellness coaching. In 2012, she received a RISE to the IUPUI Challenge Curriculum Grant in 2012 to create an experiential component to a consumer health class.
Barton graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in 1976 and received her M.S. in Physical Education in 1987 from Indiana University. She is a certified wellness and health coach by Real Balance Global Wellness and a certified exercise physiologist by the American College of Sports Medicine. Barton was instrumental in the development of Campus Kitchen at IUPUI (CKIUPUI). Working with the IUPUI Office of Sustainability CKIUPUI resulted from the class work of Barton’s consumer health class. CKIUPUI minimizes food waste on the IUPUI Campus and Indianapolis and works to reduce hunger in the Indianapolis area. In February 2016, the IUPUI Office of Sustainability recognized Barton in the Sustainability Spotlight. She is the faculty advisor for the CKIUPUI Student Organization.