Christi Demitz, MSW

Christi Demitz

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Christi Demitz joined Michigan State University Extension in 2014 as a health educator. Her current coverage area includes Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, Mecosta, Missaukee, Osceola, and Wexford counties. In her role, she provides health education to prevent and manage chronic conditions such as heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, asthma, and depression.
Christi is trained in the following programs:

Stress Less with Mindfulness
Mindfulness for Wellbeing
RELAX: Alternatives to Anger
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention
A Matter of Balance
Chronic Disease PATH (Personal Action Towards Health)
Chronic Pain PATH (Personal Action Towards Health)
Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health)
Dining with Diabetes
SLEEP: SLeep Education for Everyone Program

Before joining MSU Extension, Christi spent 10 years as a public health consultant where she implemented chronic disease prevention programs, managed grants and contracts, and collected data to measure the effectiveness of interventions.  

Christi holds a master’s in social work from Michigan State University and a bachelor’s in administration from Central Michigan University. She is a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Master Trainer, a Certified Family Life Educator, and the statewide coordinator for the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program for MSU.