Director, UVM Integrative Health

Cara has been involved in the field of integrative health care since 2008. Cara works with leadership in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Larner College of Medicine and the University of Vermont Medical Center to develop a sustainable program with clinical, education and research activities. Cara's background is in organizational development and she has worked in large corporate settings, small start-ups, non-profits and educational institutions. Prior to joining the University of Vermont, Cara served as Executive Director of the Laura Mann Center for Integrative Health, a 501c3 that promoted the benefits of integrative health care by bridging the gap between community members and health practitioners from all disciplines. Cara is also a certified Health and Wellness Coach. She coaches at the comprehensive pain program and teaches in our Health and Wellness coaching program. Cara is passionate about creating access to Integrative Health and Medicine.

Associations and Affiliations

  • Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health (ACIHM): Co-chair Policy Committee, Institutional Representative & Nominating Committee
  • M4US, Member Policy Committee
  • Alliance for Coaching in Healthcare
  • Alliance to Advance Comprehensive Integrative Pain Care
  • Vermonters Taking Action Against Cancer
  • Camp Kesem Advisory Board Member
Cara Felman Hunt

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Integrative health, health and wellness coaching, integrative pain management, organizational development


  • FMCHC, Functional Medicine Coaching Academy
  • M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University
  • B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University


  • (802) 656-9266
Office Location:

105D Rowell Building

Office Hours:

By Appointment

Courses Taught

  • HLTH 299 - Building Your Coaching Career