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Nicole Peritore
Nichole Peritore

Program Coordinator
Health Education through Extension Leadership(HEEL)

(859) 257-3802

University of Kentucky
Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Graduate Certificate
University of Kentucky
Maternal and Child Health

University of Kentucky
Education: Exercise Science

HomeHealth Education through Extension Leadership (HEEL)Faculty & Staff › Nicole Peritore

Faculty & Staff


Nicole joined Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) Extension in 2009 as the Get Moving Kentucky Coordinator with Health Education through Extension Leadership.  She has worked to both develop and evaluate programming efforts across various health topics in her time with FCS.  She has worked with Get Moving Kentucky, Wellness IN Kentucky (WIN), Families on the Move, All-Star Dads, Nourish your Joints and Bones, The Mind-Body Connection, Matter of Balance, and others.  Her interests lie within fostering and furthering the ability of families to spend time together in healthy ways.

She is an active member in various committees and organizations such as Foundation for the Healthy Kentucky and Kentucky Voices for Health, which support and promote healthy living in Kentucky and beyond. She also serves on the USDA Subcommittee for Professional Training and the planning committee for the National Extension Health Conference.

Nicole is a Certified Red Cross CPR/AED/ First Aid Trainer.

Extension Emphases
  • Physical Activity
  • Affordable Care Act / Heath Disparities
  • Family Health Programming
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