Bio: Dr. Kindann Fawcett., is the founder and President of Stick and Carrot Industries, LLC, a consulting firm specializes in the health and well-being of organizations and individuals. Dr. Fawcett’s experience includes developing, designing, implementing, and evaluating programs and initiatives based on SMART goals and attainable lifestyle changes. Additionally, she teaches behavior change, nutrition, and holistic health and wellness to individuals, families, groups, and students on all academic levels.
Dr. Fawcett holds an undergraduate degree in Nutrition from Oklahoma State University, a Master’s in Community Health Promotion and a Ph.D. in Behavioral Health Science from the University of Arkansas and completed her Dietetic Internship at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Fawcett currently works at The University of Arkansas for Medical Scienced and Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Pediatrics as a Post-Doctoral Fellow. Her research interests include nutrition and behavior change in individuals and family, nutrition and rare disease, medical school curriculum and nutrition, and most specifically -how nutrition’s role effects disease progression in neuromuscular diseases, particularly Becker and Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
Additionally, Dr. Fawcett is one of the 2021-2023 Health Sciences Innovation and Entrepreneurship (HSIE) Fellows at UAMS, which aims to support health scientists as they transform their discoveries into benefits for health care. This program is a partnership between the Translational Research Institute and the Entrepreneurship Graduate Program in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. The goal of the HSIE Training Program is to develop, cultivate, and broaden the scholar’s vision in using entrepreneurship principles and team science to accelerate novel research practice and biomedical discoveries into improved health outcomes in academic settings, industry, government, and most specifically to Dr. Fawcett’s role, CLINICAL Care.
Dr. Fawcett lives in central Arkansas with her husband Anthony, three children (McKenzie 14, Tyler 12 (DMD), and Stone (almost 3), and three dogs (Tara Bear- Goldendoodle, Piper- Rescue Mutt (Catahoula, Shepard, Lab Mix), and Baby Eleanor (Ellie- 4-pound Yorkie). Dr. Fawcett loves being outdoors, reading, cooking, and enjoying hot summer days and pool time with her family.