Dr. Catherine Moring is the founder and executive director of the James C. Kennedy Wellness Center located in Charleston, MS, that specializes in programming and services that address, prevent, and manage chronic health conditions, namely diabetes and obesity. Dr. Moring is an experienced health professional with expertise in individual, community, and worksite health. She has a PhD in health and kinesiology with an emphasis in health behavior and a master’s degree in health promotion. A Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES) and a 200-hour Registered Yoga Teacher, she is working toward becoming a Registered and Licensed Dietitian as well as a Certified Diabetes Educator. Dr. Moring is currently president-elect of the MS Public Health Association. Her research interests include community health, chronic disease, diabetes, obesity, the interplay of our social environment on behaviors, and dietary interventions to improve health and address chronic disease.