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Faculty and Staff Health and Wellness

Babies and You: ‘Postpartum Care’ April 18

Apr. 11, 2019—Health Plus offers "Babies and You", a work site prenatal health promotion program for faculty/staff, spouses, and/or dependent children who become pregnant.

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Individuals with Type 1 diabetes needed for feedback opportunity

Apr. 9, 2019—Individuals with Type 1 diabetes between the ages of 18-28 are invited to give feedback on the challenges of transitioning from pediatric to adult care providers.

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Wellcast: ‘Understanding Heart Disease in Women’

Apr. 5, 2019—Sharmin Basher, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and physician at the Vanderbilt Women’s Heart Program, talks about important differences in heart disease in women as compared to men. Read more information on the Vanderbilt Women’s Heart Program.

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Celebrate National Walking Day on April 3

Mar. 29, 2019—Join Health Plus and Vanderbilt leaders for a 20-minute walk around campus concluding at Library Lawn for a fun celebration of Vanderbilt's commitment to a culture of wellness.

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Health Plus celebrates National Nutrition Month

Mar. 1, 2019—A series of events hosted by Health Plus to celebrate National Nutrition Month in March.

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Get involved: March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Feb. 27, 2019—Colon cancer is one of the most treatable forms of cancer when it's found early. Screening is the #1 way to prevent colon cancer because it finds cancer in the early stages or before it even has the chance to grow or develop.

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Women’s Center to host work-life balance workshop series

Jan. 22, 2019—The Margaret Cuninggim Women's Center presents "Work-Life Workshops", a lecture-based lunchtime program covering a blend of self-care and professional development topics such as navigating organizational politics, salary negotiation strategies, stress management, mindfulness and more.

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Quit smoking with help from OHC’s ‘Quit Rx Program’

Jan. 16, 2019—The Occupational Health Clinic (OHC) Quit Rx Program offers counseling and treatment services for individuals interested in quitting smoking.

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Register for February Diabetes Prevention Program info sessions

Jan. 16, 2019—Employees are invited to February information sessions to learn more about the National Diabetes Prevention Program, available to faculty, staff or spouses with prediabetes or a history of gestational diabetes.

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Smoking rate at VU falls to 4 percent

Nov. 18, 2018—The rate of smoking at Vanderbilt University has dropped significantly in the past 15 years, to only 4 percent, down from 9.7 percent in 2003.

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Health Plus: ‘Managing Stress in the Workplace’

Sep. 26, 2018—Jim Kendall, LCSW, CEAP, Manager of Work/Life Connection, will discuss how to focus on resilience and well-being, and integrating these into our work and personal lives to better cope with daily stressors.

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EAP offers resources during Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Sep. 10, 2018—Work/Life Connections–EAP offers resources to assist in learning more about how to identify and help those who may be contemplating or talking about plans to harm themselves.

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