Terry Palmer, MS
Associate Wellness Program Manager of Events and Outreach, HealthySteps to Wellness
Terry Palmer, MS, is the Associate Wellness Program Manager of Events and Outreach for HealthySteps to Wellness, the hospital employee wellness program for Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health (Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford). She oversees the Champion Program, which equips over 1,400 Wellness Champions within both hospitals with the skills to facilitate wellness activities and promote a culture of wellness and personal resiliency. She developed and oversees the Wellness Speaker Series program, which features evidence-based lectures on health and wellness presented by authors and research professors. Terry is also responsible for several wellness events each year which educate hospital employees about health and wellness resources and help to build a community of wellness. In addition, she coordinated communications for HealthySteps to Wellness events for three years. As a group facilitator of Energy Circle practice, she works with employees to enhance productivity and meaningful purpose within the workplace.
Technology utilization is a key component of her wellness program development approach. WebEx conferencing, online took kits and virtual events allow hospital employees to participate in the HealthySteps to Wellness program from multiple remote locations.
Terry holds a BA degree in Food Science and a MS in Health Promotion Management. In 2007, Terry attained certification to teach cardio dance and strength training .
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Terry enjoys serving her community by chairing fund-raisers to enhance childhood education initiatives and was honored with the Superintendent’s Award for leadership by the Woodside School District. She also volunteers for her adopted third grade class in East Palo Alto. In her personal time, she enjoys hiking with friends, international travel and spending time with her family.