Founder & President of the Wellness Society
The mission of the Wellness Society is to offer wellness education to physical therapists so they may enhance the wellness of their patients, themselves and their communities.
Founded as Florida Fitness in St Petersburg, FL in 1981
Fair, S.E. (2020) Wellness and Holistic Physical Therapy, 3rd edition. Palatka, FL: Wellness Society.
Fair, S.E. (2007) Wellness and Physical Therapy. St Augustine, FL: Wellness Society.
Fair, S.E. (2006) Wellness and Physical Therapy. St Augustine, FL: Wellness Society
Fair, S.E. (1986) How to Teach Aerobic Dance. NY, NY: Queens College.
Continuing education platform presentations at Florida state, national and international conferences
APTA Preview 2020, Las Vegas, NV
Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA, Boston, MA
International E-Learning Association (IELA)
Consultant / Speaker
Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, CA
Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Employee Wellness Program, Sheppard Pratt Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Associate Professor in Physical Therapy
University of St Augustine for Health Services
2000 - 2008
Instructed courses in Wellness I, Wellness II, Psychological & Ethical Aspects of PT, Gerontology, Professional Development and Administration & Management
Chairperson of the University Curriculum Committee
Fair, S.E. A (2007) Comparison of the Aerobic Capacity Wellness of Female and Male Physical Therapist Members of the American Physical Therapy Association. Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, 31(1) Spring:6-10.
Fair, S.E. (2005) The fitness self-wellness of physical therapists. Dissertation Abstracts International, 66(1), 1-236. (ProQuest Information and Learning No. 3162726)
Fair, S.E. (2004) A Comparison of the Self-Wellness of Female and Male Students in one Entry-Level Physical Therapy Program, Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, 28(3) December: 15-21.
Fair, S.E. (2000) "Real world" compliance: the efficacy of the 420 calorie Optifast diet in one hospital-based clinic. Paper for the Southern California University for Professional Studies, Palo Alto, CA.
Fair, S.E. (1987) The effects of a moderate versus a modest exercise regime on the quality of weight loss of obese women on a very low calorie diet. Paper for the Maryland Metabolic Institute of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD.
Dissertation: Wellness among PT members of the APTA
Southern California University for Professional Studies (now North Central University)
Coursework emphasized psychological aspects of physical therapy
University of Maryland at Baltimore, School of Medicine, Dept of PT
Council on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Wellness - FL representative
Mentor in APTA's "Members Mentoring Members"
Chairperson of the Home Health SIG (special interest group) of the APTA of MD
Committee Member (alongside Florence Kendall, PT) of the Nominating Committee of the APTA of MD
Maryland Metabolic Institute of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) Agency, Inc
1987 - 1991
Assessment of body composition and maximal oxygen consumption.
Small group and one-on-one exercise instruction in basics of exercise and compliance. Supervised staff exercise physiologists.
City University of New York (CUNY) - Queens College
Instructed courses in "Health, Nutrition & Exercise" (lecture and lab) and "How Teach Aerobic Dance" for physical education majors (including lecture, lab and writing of the course manual)
University of South Florida
Major: Creative and Technical Writing
(B.A. "with distinction" signifies top graduate in the College of Arts and Sciences during the respective semester of graduation)