TRACI THOMPSON, MS

Curriculum Vitae

TRACI THOMPSON, MS portrait
  • Director, PEAK Health & Fitness, Kinesiology
  • Adjunct Instructor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Assistant Professor (Clinical), Kinesiology

Biography

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, UNIVERSITY OF UTAH
  • Master of Science, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY

Honors & Awards

  • Inducted as a Teaching Fellow - Academy of Health Sciences. 04/2015
  • Beacon of Excellence Award - for excellence in providing transformational experiences to undergraduate students . University of Utah, 10/30/2014
  • Acted as one of the co-leaders of the Worksite Welness workgroup in the College of Health/University of Utah Healthcare Collaboration Retreat. Our workgroup recieved a $10,000 seed grant to complete our project. College of Health/University of Utah Healthcare Seed Grant, 11/13/2013
  • University of Utah Group Teaching Grant: Fitness and Wellness Specialist emphasis supplies. University of Utah, 10/26/2013
  • Chair’s Choice Award for Outstanding Performance . Exercise and Sport Science Department, 05/2003

Biography

PEAK provides resources and benefits for College of Health students, University faculty and staff, the larger community, and the Exercise and Sport Science Department and the College of Health. 
• Provide practical training and education for future health and fitness professionals
• PEAK fully supports 6-8 COH graduate student assistantships each year
• Provide internships and independent study opportunities
• PEAK funds are used to equip the ESS Human Performance Laboratory
• Valuable outreach from the College of Health , Exercise and Sport Science Department, and the Division of Nutrition to University employees, students and the larger community
• Contribute funding for graduate student research 

Languages

  • English, fluent.