Faculty/staff Health & Wellness

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt earns acclaim for employee health initiatives

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center has again been recognized for a strong and enduring commitment to helping employees and their families live healthy lives. Read More

    Jun. 18, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wellcast: ‘Fit vs. Fat: What Matters More?’

    Obesity is no longer evaluated by just weight. Learn more. Read More

    Apr. 3, 2014

  • Farmers' Market

    Make small changes for better health; Watch Vandy cooks in action

    (Vanderbilt University) March is the second month of the Health Plus Count on Your Heart Program. During the month, participate in the Make a Small Change Challenge and commit to making one small change each week. Choose from simple actions that will help you get active, eat better and… Read More

    Feb. 18, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wellcast: New EMPOWER pain management program

    (iStockphoto) Teera Wilkins with the Occupational Health Clinic speaks with Dr. Roy Elam, associate professor at the Vanderbilt Center for Integrative Health, about the new EMPOWER pain management program at Vanderbilt. The program is free for Vanderbilt employees… Read More

    Feb. 7, 2014

  • Heart Walk festivities. ( Steve Green/Vanderbilt)

    Join the Heart Walk Oct. 12

    The 2013 Greater Nashville Heart Walk will take place Saturday Oct. 12 on Vanderbilt University Campus Sports Field. Read More

    Oct. 4, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    New Wellcast: Mindful Eating

    A new Wellcast, “Use Your Brain: How to Eat More Mindfully,” is now available at the Faculty and Staff Health and Wellness website. Stacy Kendrick speaks with Regine Leger and Augusta Hass about mindful eating. This Wellcast offers ideas and tips on being conscious of what… Read More

    Mar. 15, 2013

  • Vanderbilt University

    All steps of Go for the Gold now ready

    All three steps of the nationally award-winning Go for the Gold program are now ready to complete. Step One: Complete your yearly Health Risk Assessment to learn more about your health risks. Step Two: The Wellness Actions Log is new for 2012. View it soon, so you have plenty… Read More

    Jul. 6, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    200th Wellcast: Wright Pinson on active lifestyles

    Pinson (Vanderbilt) This week’s Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness Wellcast, titled “The Wright Stuff,” is the series’ landmark 200th podcast. Listen as Mary Yarbrough, executive director of Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness, talks with C. Wright Pinson, deputy vice chancellor for Health Affairs and… Read More

    Jun. 13, 2012

  • Vanderbilt University

    Listen to recent Health and Wellness podcasts

    (iStockphoto) Protecting your hearing when listening to music, preventing domestic violence and coping with the challenges of being a caregiver are some of the topics addressed in recent wellcasts produced by Faculty/Staff Health and Wellness. Read More

    Nov. 2, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Know Your Numbers

    Health Plus will have Know Your Numbers stations set up in several locations across campus this week. Have your weight, blood pressure and body mass index checked. You can now view your Know Your Numbers measurements at the Health and Wellness Information Portal as well… Read More

    Sep. 16, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    New Health & Wellness Wellcast: A Mental Health Month Discussion of 2010 Flood Trauma Memories

    As May is Mental Health Month, counselor Ralph Topham talked with Dr. Paul Ragan, medical director of Work/Life Connections-EAP, about the symptoms of trauma which may recur with the anniversary date of the 2010 Nashville May floods. There is a Mental Health screening which is anonymous and available on the Work/Life Connections-EAP website.  This… Read More

    Apr. 29, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Faculty/Staff Health & Wellness Newsletter for April/May now online

    The award-winning Faculty / Staff Health & Wellness Connection Newsletter for April/May is now available online. Enjoy popular features such as Leading by Example, Ask the Dietitian and the Counseling Corner Get the latest on upcoming Faculty/Staff Health & Wellness events and programs Track faculty and staff… Read More

    Apr. 18, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Know Your Numbers at the law school April 21

    Know Your Numbers at the law school April 21. Read More

    Apr. 14, 2011

  • Vanderbilt University

    Health Plus now offering online workouts

    Work out from your desk, at home or on the road. Read More

    Apr. 14, 2011