Dr. Turner is also a seasoned media executive who has worked at major studios, cable and broadcast networks, both on the creative storytelling and business sides of the industry. In 2011, Dr. Turner combined her passion for fitness and desire to help others with her media background to found edutainment brand MAD COOL FITNESS, an inclusive, multicultural healthy lifestyle brand that helps people and communities to achieve long-term good health and happiness through behavior science-based educational and entertaining programs.
To support her mission of health, Dr. Turner went back to school and received her Doctor of Public Health specializing in Health Education and Behavioral Science, from Rutgers School of Public Health. Having maintained healthy living for over 20 years by focusing on her health behavior vs. dieting, Dr. Turner is designing effective, behavior science-based obesity prevention programs targeted to individuals, families, and communities. learn more here
Dr. Turner holds a Masters of Business Administration from Stanford University, a Bachelors of Finance from the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelors of Japanese Language also from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Turner is also a New Jersey certified Teacher of Health Education N-12, an American Council on Exercise (ACE) certified Youth Fitness Specialist, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Health Coach, Behavior Change Specialist, Group Fitness Instructor, and Personal Trainer. She is an avid athlete and runner having completed numerous marathons (including two Boston and three New York City Marathons) and triathlons, (including Ironman Lake Placid).