Jerrie Thurman, MA

Title: Fitness Program Manager

Location: MSOB
Phone: 650-725-4406


Jerrie is a Senior Health Program Manager for Stanford Health Improvement Program (HIP). She coordinates the efforts of 90 fitness professionals who instruct over 200 group fitness classes per week at Stanford University. She has collaborated on numerous Worksite Wellness and Department Programs, and instructs a variety of fitness and health education classes for HIP.

Starting in January 2014, Jerrie will be a Fellow in the first cohort of the Stanford Health 4 America Fellowship Program, being offered by the Stanford Prevention Research Center. During the 9-month fellowship, she will work with a community partner organization to develop, implement and evaluate a program that will improve the health of Americans. She has worked at Stanford for almost 25 years, and with HIP for 21 of those years. She is also a 30+ year veteran of the fitness industry and is a former presenter at many local and international fitness conventions. Some of her professional accomplishments include: M.A. degree in Instructional Technology; B.S. degree in Human Performance/Exercise Physiology; American Council on Exercise Certified Group Fitness Instructor and Lifetime Community College Teaching Credential.

As a mother of three children, she keeps busy with their various activities and sports. In her spare time she enjoys dancing, singing, reading and fine arts activities.

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