Dixie Stanforth

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Professor of Instruction Emeritus, Department of Kinesiology and Health Education

Email: d.stanforth@austin.utexas.edu
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Dixie Stanforth taught in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education from 1985-2022. During her tenure in the department's undergraduate program, she developed a successful curriculum for pre-allied health professionals that provided both theoretical content and practical experiences across several specializations.

Stanforth's research focused on fitness and strategic health communication, including her work with the award-winning Gatorade Replay on Fox Sports. She received the inaugural Departmental Teaching Excellence Award in 2011, the Outstanding Faculty Award from Alpha Lambda Delta/Phi Eta Sigma in 2014, was selected as a Provost's Teaching Fellow in 2015, named as a Fellow in the American College of Sports Medicine in 2017 and awarded the Dad's Centennial Teaching Fellowship in 2020.