Meet the Global Center Team

Meet the Exercise is Medicine® Global Center Team:

Adrian Hutber, Ph.D. - Vice President of Exercise is Medicine®

Adrian Hutber was appointed Vice President of Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in 2008 after serving as the vice president of a fitness corporation and as the Director of the Distance Education Division for Human Kinetics, the world’s largest physical activity publisher. 

Dr. Hutber has given several keynotes and invited presentations about physical activity, chronic disease and EIM at scientific and medical conferences in more than 40 countries on six continents. He has also helped establish seven EIM Regional Centers and 43 EIM National Centers, all with the goal of making physical activity assessment, prescription and referral part of health care systems globally.

Dr. Hutber has numerous publications in physiology and sports medicine scientific journals and has authored the Pre-Exercise Health Screening course (Human Kinetics, 2001). He serves a board member for the National Advisory Council for Cancer and Exercise in the USA and as an editor / review for multiple medical journals.


Lisa Dudeck - Exercise is Medicine® Program Manager

Lisa Dudeck joined the EIM team as program manager in May 2017 after spending 15 years in communications and program management for global and international coporations and nonprofits. She oversees day-to-day activities for EIM, collaborates with EIM and ACSM staff on program and communications projects, supports EIM committees and ACSM leaders, and assists with global EIM expansion efforts.

Lisa received her Bachelor's in Communicaitons and Public Relations from the University of Indianapolis. She currently serves as an active member of the Public Relations Society of America.     


Mark Stoutenberg, Ph.D., MPH - Exercise is Medicine® Program Officer

Mark Stoutenberg has been a faculty member at the University of Miami in the Department of Public Health Sciences since 2009. He earned his PhD in Exercise Physiology (2008) and a Master’s in Public Health (2011) at the University of Miami. His previous research experience has involved examining the impact of exercise interventions in different populations, such as untrained, inactive adults, breast cancer survivors, and individuals with substance abuse disorders. His current work involves the examination of the inclusion of physical activity in the training of healthcare professionals and the development of referral networks that link patients, particularly low income Hispanic individuals, to community resources and programs to increase their physical activity and improve their dietary habits.

A member of the EIM team since 2013, Mark coordinates national and international expansion efforts and supports EIM Committees.


Jennifer Pesarchick, B.S., cPT - Exercise is Medicine® Program Consultant

Jennifer Pesarchick recently transitioned to an EIM consultant after serving as the EIM program coordinator for nearly three years. In her new role, Jennifer continues to assist with multiple projects and support EIM committees.

Jennifer received her Bachelor's in Exercise Science, specializing in Human Performance and Psychology, from the University of Central Florida. She is currently pursuing her Master's in Public Health with an emphasis in social and behavioral sciences. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the ACSM.


Phil Trotter - Consultant, EIM Solution, Network Builders Team (NBT) Consultant

Phil Trotter has more than 38 years’ experience in various aspects of fitness and physical activity programming, participation strategies, exercise product development and health care network services. He has consulted on a number of projects with clients including Reebok, Nordic Track, Time Warner, SilverSneakers, ESPN and Proctor & Gamble (P&G). 

Phil currently leads the Network Builders Team (NBT), which serves as the on-the-ground community collaborative partner implementing the EIM Solution as a standard in health care.


If you would like to learn more or get in touch with one of the EIM Team Members, contact us at [email protected].

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Support for the Exercise is Medicine© Initiative is Provided By: EIM Global Partners:

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