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Project Coordinator

Image of Allison Hoit Tubbs Ms. Hoit joined Lakeshore Foundation in 2012 and is currently the Project Coordinator for the NCHPAD. Ms. Hoit is a Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM EP-C) with the American College of Sports Medicine. She received her Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Auburn University as well as her Masters degree in Community Health Education with emphasis in Worksite Wellness from the University of West Florida. Ms. Hoit has applied exercise science and community health education experience in the areas of industrial rehabilitation, health promotion, wellness coaching, health communication, and physical activity programming for people with disability across the lifespan. Ms. Hoit provides organizational management for NCHPADs technical assistance, training, resources, research and project development on disability, chronic health conditions, physical activity, fitness, health promotion, and inclusion. She also manages and maintains communication and social media networks for the Center as well as develops and implements health communication campaigns that promote the social model of disability and empowerment of healthy lifestyles. Ms. Hoit conducts inclusive fitness trainings nationally on behalf of NCHPAD and represents the Center at national conferences and exhibitions. Additionally, she coordinates the Inclusive Fitness Coalition (IFC), a formal partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine, which consists of over 220 organizations and 900 individuals. Ms. Hoit has been published in MediaplanetUSA distributed through USA Today, the ACSMs Fit Society Page, and Sports N Spokes magazine. She is also a regular contributor on behalf of NCHPAD to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Be Active Your Way Blog. Ms. Hoit works locally to improve the health of Alabamians as the current Chair-elect for the Alabama Obesity Task Force, facilitators of the statewide physical activity campaign, Get Moving Alabama. She also serves as Adapted Chair for the Alabama State Association on Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance and works with the Alabama Disability and Health Project.