Janis Newton

Director of MUSC Wellness Center

Janis has worked at the Medical University of SC for 30 years and currently serves as the Director of the MUSC Wellness Center. She is a Medical Exercise Specialist, a post-rehab trainer and a brain health and performance coach. She has created wellness program promoting physical activity and optimal nutrition through education and effective behavior-change programs. Specialty programs include Disease Management, Rock Steady Boxing for Parkinson’s, Cancer Survivor Fit Club, Piece It Together for Autism, Exercise and Nutrition for Recovery, Healthy Charleston Challenge for Obesity and Chronic Disease Prevention. Janis is also an international wellness presenter in Europe and the US.