Originally from Arkansas, Gerald was a chemical engineer in Virginia before changing careers. Previous appointments have included the Mind Body Medical Institute's Cardiac Rehabilitation program at Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center in Norfolk, VA and personal trainer at the Norfolk YMCA. At Bon Secours he was trained in Mind/Body techniques for stress reduction and wellness.
Gerald enjoys teaching our Making Peace with Exercise, return client problem solving, and various fitness classes. He is also registered as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP) by the American College of Sports Medicine and is an ACSM/NCPAD Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer. Adele Hite, M.A.T., Duke Lifestyle Medicine Clinic
Adele Hite is an educator working in the field of lifestyle, exercise, and nutrition. She currently works as patient educator at Duke University Hospital's Lifestyle Medicine Clinic in Durham, N.C., with Dr. Eric Westman, where she teaches patients how to make successful, sustainable changes in lifestyle, diet, and health.
Hite is a certified yoga and fitness instructor, specializing in working with deconditioned and elderly populations. Hite is also a member of the scientific advisory board for the Nutrition and Metabolism Society.