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Meet Our Staff

Every member of our health and wellness team has specialized training in her or his respective field. Personal trainers and group exercise instructors maintain nationally recognized certification. Exercise physiologists and fitness specialists have degrees in a related field, enabling them to provide professional instruction, supervision and health assessments so you can reach your personal wellness goals.

Leadership Team

 

Barbara Morris, DHSc, LAT, ATC, CSCS, Director of Community Wellness

Barbara Morris is the Director of Community Wellness at Florida Hospital, Wesley Chapel. She is a certified athletic trainer (ATC), and a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS).  Prior to joining Florida Hospital, Dr. Morris was the Program Director for the SMART Institute at the University of South Florida. Morris received a Doctorate in Health Sciences from Nova Southeastern University; and earned a Master’s of Science from the University of Central Arkansas, specializing in kinesiology. Morris received a Bachelor’s of Science in Education from Arkansas State University, where she was a two-sport letter winner in basketball and softball.
Professional Affiliations:
  • National Athletic Trainer’s Association
  • Southeastern Athletic Trainer’s Association
  • Florida Athletic Trainer’s Association
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association

Lorie Nemitz, Member Services and Business Manager

Prior to working at the Health & Wellness Center at Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel, Lorie spent over 15 years in the customer service field. She previously worked with Starbucks Coffee and Nielsen TV Ratings where she assisted with many high-profile national projects. She has done volunteer work with the Multiple Sclerosis Society and Best Buddies organization. Lorie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast and Electronic Communications Arts from San Francisco State University.

Megen Erwine, RDN, LDN, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Megen Erwine is a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian and Nutritionist. She has spent several years in health and wellness promotion, public health and nutrition education. She has provided nutrition counseling and nutrition education programs for a variety of populations in the areas of weight management, heart health, diabetes, food allergies, general nutrition, women’s health and pediatrics. Megen has counseled and facilitated nutrition programs for children battling with obesity as well as implemented numerous childhood obesity prevention programs.

Megen earned a bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She is an active member in the Tampa Dietetics Association, as well as a member of the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Megen is also a Certified Child & Family Yoga Instructor through the international Rainbow Kids Yoga program.

 

Personal Trainers and Wellness Coaches

Choosing to work with one of our degreed, experienced and certified personal trainers is a physical, mental, psychological and emotional experience, where the body, mind and spirit is rejuvenated and changed. Your personal trainer will thoroughly assess your situation and carefully consider your goals to plan a customized, individualized and unique fitness program, enabling you to increase your fitness level and change your body. 

      2700 Healing Way, Wesley Chapel, FL 33543  (813) 929-5252