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2015 Nov – MEETING NOTES “Mental Wellness”

November 12th, 2015
Mental Wellness
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hosted by TeamHealth

2015 Sept – Meeting Notes “Getting Active”

September 29th, 2015
Getting Active
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hosted by Radio Systems Corporation

  • ETWR Business 
  • Radio Systems Corporation Wellness Program
    • Britni Allan, PA, Radio Systems Corporation
    • Becka Wilson, MS, ACSM-CPT, NWI-CWWPM, Wellness & Engagement Manager, Radio Systems Corporation
  • Common Injuries & Ailments & an Active Community
    • Shahin Hadian, Owner of Fleet Feet Knoxville
  • Building Fitness in the Workplace
    • Yusof Al-Wadei, MPH, Physical Activity Health Educator, Knox County Health Department
  • Wellness Group Session
    • Becka Wilson, MS, ACSM-CPT, NWI-CWWPM, Wellness & Engagement Manager, Radio Systems Corporation
    • Larissa Justice, MS, Wellness Strategy Team Leader & Sensory Scientist
    • Megan Norman, Wellness Manager, TeamHealth
    • Stephen Huskey, Employee Health Specialist, Pilot Flying J
    • Attendees discussed the goals and barriers for their worksite wellness program. Strategies for overcoming barriers were discussed. Knowledge gaps in wellness were identified. Overall themes were identified, including lack of funding and support for the wellness program. Strategies for offering wellness on a limited budget and handling legal concerns related to wellness were identified as major learning interests.

2015 July – Meeting Notes “Employee Engagement”

July 21st, 2015
Employee Engagement
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hosted by Parkwest Medical Center / Covenant Health

  • ETWR Business
  • 2015 Greater Knoxville Heart Walk & Engaging Employees in Heart Health
    • Danica Clark, Heart Walk Director
  • Covenant Health: Biggest Winners 2015
    • Karen Milligan, Business Health Specialist
  • Employee Engagement Panel
    • Jeremy Curtis, Regional Vice President, Corporate Health Partners
    • Kristy Altman, Executive Director, Knoxville Track Club
    • Gary Emig, CWWPC, Practice Administrator, East Towne Urgent Care & Occupational Health
    • Panelists discussed the importance of employee engagement and strategies for promoting wellness in the workplace. Panelists emphasized the importance of assessing workplace needs before planning wellness programs. They also reaffirmed the importance of addressing multiple dimensions of wellness, including financial, instead of only focusing on nutrition and physical activity. Both personal and work related stressors were brought up as a major barrier to engagement.
  • Networking & Questions

Upcoming Meetings
September – Getting Active
November – A Well Mind

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2015 May – Meeting Notes “Beginning & Rejuvenating Worksite Wellness Programs”

May 19th, 2015
Beginning & Rejuvenating Worksite Wellness Programs
9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Hosted by the Knox County Health Department

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  • ETWR Business
  • KCHD Worksite Wellness & Mini-Grants
    • Khrysta Baig, MSPH, RD, LDN, CHES, Worksite Wellness Dietitian, Knox County Health Department
  • Beginning & Rejuvenating Worksite Wellness Programs
    • Morning Star Child Development Center
    • Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service, Inc.
    • Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation
    • City of Knoxville’s Public Service Department
    • Mental Health Association of East Tennessee
    • Lisa Ross Birth and Women’s Center
    • City of Knoxville
    • Knoxville Convention Center
  • Networking & Questions

Upcoming Meetings
July – Employee Engagement
September – Getting Active
November – A Well Mind