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Janet Rochester, MS

Director of Hawley Armory & Lecturer
Address University of Connecticut
Department of Allied Health Sciences
358 Mansfield Road, U-1101
Storrs, CT - 06269-1101
Phone (860) 486-5975
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Janet M Rochester, MS, joined the University of Connecticut, Department of Allied Health, in August, 2012.  With this recent appointment, she is a Lecturer (Program Planning for Health Promotion, and Fitness for Health courses) and Director of the Hawley Fitness & Wellness Programs.  Previous to UConn, Janet worked for many years as a Wellness Director/Fitness Director in the corporate health, fitness & wellness industry (Pfizer, Inc. in CT, and in the Syracuse, NY area with several companies, including United Technologies and Anheuser Busch).   Janet also spent nine years living in California, working at UCLA medical center in women’s health promotion, community health education, and clinic administration.   The programs she worked with served primarily uninsured, minority populations, and included managing a state-funded, HIV counseling & testing program that targeted women of child-bearing age.


MS, Applied Exercise Physiology – Syracuse University, 1997

BS, Community Health Education - University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 1986


Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, National Strength & Conditioning Association, since 1999

WellCoaches® trained, 2011


Yoga, teaching exercise classes & exercise enthusiast




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Department of Allied Health Sciences
College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
358 Mansfield Road, Unit 1101
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1101
Telephone: (860) 486-2834
Fax: (860) 486-5375