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Melissa Cusick


Melissa Cusick is the The Clare’s certified Exercise Physiologist and Athletic Club Manager. In that position, she delivers robust programming from The National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS), leads interactive group fitness class instruction, and creates individualized exercise prescriptions.

Melissa attended Ball State University for her degree in Exercise Science and studied Kinesiology, specializing in Geriatrics for her Master's Degree at Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Melissa’s background includes teaching Sport Psychology at IUPUI, years of research in geriatrics and active aging, and experience working with populations with chronic diseases that require medically-based post-rehab exercise programs.

Melissa says, “It has been great fun creating an overall wellness and fitness plan for the individuals and groups at the Clare!”

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