Catherine L. Ramstetter, PhD

Professional Experience


Health Education Consultant

Every Child Succeeds

  • Adapt “Bringing Literacy Home” curriculum for Home Visitor implementation for use in home visits with at-risk children (ages 0-3 years).
  • Develop three-month incremental module template
  • Write instructions and informational handbook for home visitors and parents.
9/2011 – present
Health Educator

Hamilton County General Health District, Department of Public Health

  • Supervise Request for Proposal for county constituencies to conduct needs assessment, develop action plans and implement a policy, environment, or systems change:
    • Developed rubric to score applicants;
    • Conduct training on CDC’s CHANGE Tool;
    • Oversee constituents’ progress and process.

Assistant Director, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning

University of Cincinnati

  • Collaborated with Director writing Faculty Development Council (FDC) Grants for CET&L Programs; CET&L received $275,000 2009-2011.
  • Responsible for all Center assessment and evaluation:
  • Designed method of pre-seminar, post-seminar, follow-up assessment for all seminars;
  • Analyzed and interpreted results of surveys for dissemination.

9/2009 – 8/2011

Graduate Assistant, Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning

University of Cincinnati

  • Responsible for Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) programs:
  • Assessed needs of GTAs via focus groups and SurveyMonkey;
  • Revised GTA Orientation; developed pre and post assessment.
  • Administered 150 faculty workshops, 2008-2009.
7/2008 – 9/2009

Fitness & Group Exercise Manager

Mercy HealthPlex, Western Hills

  • Responsible for Fitness, Personal Training and Group Exercise programs and personnel:
  • Daily operation of departments to deliver $200K annual revenue (20% of total revenue);
  • Monthly, quarterly, annual program reports and outcomes;
  • Staff hiring, professional development; performance evaluation; payroll.
    • Developed, implemented protocols for fitness assessment, exercise program orientation.



7/2004 – 9/2006

Women’s Program Manager

Cincinnati Sportsmedicine Research and Education Foundation

  • Responsible for development, delivery and research of Sportsmetrics™ Training Program:
  • Created informational materials: newsletters, brochures, flyers, website, articles;
  • Designed Sportsmetrics™ display booth, including static and interactive stations;
  • Provided public relations: interviews, information distribution, press releases, health fairs.
    • Supervised Sportsmetrics™ trainers and interns.



7/2001 – 7/2004

Occupational Safety Instructor/Service Sales Representative

Xpect First Aid & Safety (Now Cintas FirstAid)

  • Provided CPR/First Aid training/certification at worksites
  • Delivered Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training to companies.
  • Managed first aid and safety needs for 250 companies, increased sales 33% per day.

9/2000 – 7/2001


Employment Coordinator; Fitness Center and Wellness Coordinator

Ohio National Financial Services

  • Evaluated responsibilities open positions with hiring managers; conducted initial interviews.
  • Created promotional materials for on-site fitness center increasing usage of center 25%.
  • Designed and delivered personalized and group health/wellness incentive programs; maintained active membership at 58% of employees, greater than twice the industry norm.



1/1998 – 6/2000


TriHealth Preventive Health Systems

  • Managed 500-employee on-site fitness center and wellness programming.
  • Responsible for 8-week instructor training program (ELITE Training):
  • Wrote teaching methods, instructional manual, exam;
  • Instructed classes:  lectures, discussion, small-group practical sessions;
  • Directed compliance with national accreditation (ACE).
    • Wrote Exercise Assessment Protocols, Exercise Recommendation Guidelines, Consultation and Screening Protocols, and Special Population Guidelines.
    • Prepared Preventive Health Systems’ Diabetes Management Program Proposal in conjunction with Good Samaritan and Bethesda Hospitals.


9/1993 – 12/1997
Graduate Assistant; Director of Aerobiholics

Miami University Office of Continuing Education

  • Hired, supervised 35 student instructors for aerobics program (70 classes per week).
  • Organized and oversaw semi-annual training workshop and audition for instructors.
  • Created, developed and distributed all marketing materials for market of 8000 students.
  • Wrote The Pedagogy of Aerobic Dance for Independent Study.


8/1993 – 5/1994


Insurance Director

Cincinnati Child Care, Inc. (Pediatric Practice)

  • Responsible for managing insurance contracts, billing and reimbursement.
  • Negotiated fee maximums, usual-customary reimbursement and fee schedules.
  • Revised physician on-call rotation schedule to accommodate growth in practice.
2/1980 – 6/1989
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