Jody Hereford, M.S., BSN, RN

Jody Hereford, Program Director of the ADAPT Health Coach Training Program, is on a mission to create both health and care in healthcare. She has a passion for health and how we design it into our individual lives and within organizations and populations.

As a registered nurse, a certified coach, and member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), Jody has been fortunate to practice this passion in a number of organizations, including Kaiser Permanente, The Boeing Company, and Healthgrades. She’s also played a variety of roles in which she helped create strategy, reinvent policy, design programs and curriculum, facilitate, travel, speak, train, and coach.

Among other roles, Jody has served as the president of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). She served on the Council of Advisors for the National Board for Health & Wellness Coaching, and she was a designer, facilitator, and faculty member for the Clinical Health Coach Training Program.

In her free time, Jody can be found exploring and enjoying the Colorado high country with her golden retriever therapy dog, Pearl.