Next Practices for Improving the Employee Experience: Proceedings (3) from HERO’s 2017 Winter Think Tank on The Employee Experience

Presenter: Dexter Shurney, MD, Cummins Reactor Panel: Rajiv Kumar, MD, Virgin Pulse Institute; Lane Yahchouchi, Southwest Airlines; Dexter Shurney, MD, Cummins On February 23-24, HERO members gathered in San Antonio, Texas for our Winter Think Tank on the topic of “The Employee Experience.” Having discussed concepts, approaches, challenges, and new applications for “voice of the […]

Strategic Planning as a Fundamental Step for Achieving Outcomes

Authored by Niki Hunt, M.Ed., RD, LDN, CHES; Senior Health Education Consultant, Geneia Nicole Hunt is a senior health education consultant for Geneia. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Nutrition and Nutrition/Dietetics from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and received a Master of Education degree in Health Education from Penn State University. She […]

What do Award Winning Actors and Health Promotion Research have in Common?

What do athletes, actors, writers and health promotion researchers share in common? Well, many things, but foremost they put themselves out there in the interest of creativity, discovery and an avid search for excellence. As leaders, they sometimes need to bear the indignities of critics and armchair quarterbacks, but that’s a small price for those […]

American Journal of Health Promotion Papers of the Year for 2016

What do athletes, actors, writers and health promotion researchers share in common? Well, many things, but foremost they put themselves out there in the interest of creativity, discovery and an avid search for excellence. As leaders they sometimes need to bear the indignities of critics and arm chair quarterbacks, but that’s a small price for […]

Sara Johnson, Jessica Grossmeier named Co-Editors of The Art & Science of Health Promotion

South Kingstown, RI and Waconia, MN (February 2, 2017)—Sara Johnson, Ph.D., and Jessica Grossmeier, Ph.D., MPH, have been named co-editors of The Art & Science of Health Promotion (TAHP). TAHP is a special section of the American Journal of Health Promotion (AJHP), a leading scientific periodical produced by SAGE for research that advances healthy behaviors […]

HERO Briefs by Paul Terry (January 2017)

Paul’s Five Workplace Health Promotion Predictions for 2017 (and two New Year’s Resolutions) My first prediction for 2017 is such a no-brainer that I’m not going to count it against the five others dispersed throughout this month’s HERO Brief. That is, the pace of change in our field will continue to accelerate. That’s why I’m […]

Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Communities receives website excellence award from 2016 WebAwards

EDINA, Minn. (Jan. 12, 2017) – Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Communities (HWHC), an initiative developed by the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) to foster collaboration between employers and community leaders that improve broad population health, has received the Web Marketing Association’s 2016 WebAward for Non-Profit Standard of Excellence in web development. The website, www.get-hwhc.org, serves as […]

SAGE Publishing names Paul Terry editor in chief of the American Journal of Health Promotion

WACONIA, MN (January 5, 2017) — SAGE Publishing announced today that Paul Terry, Ph.D., has been named editor in chief of the American Journal of Health Promotion (AJPH), a leading scientific periodical for research that advances healthy behaviors and communities domestically and globally. Terry will succeed Michael O’Donnell, Ph.D., who was founder of AJHP and […]