News : 2014

Employee Wellness Programs at The University of Miami

While corporate America in general is taking small steps to promote employee wellness —such as providing gym discounts or smoking-cessation workshops — hospitals, conscious of their mission to promote health, are realizing they cannot overlook their own employees’ health.

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Member Anne Auguste brightens her day in a body-sculpting class.

The UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center: Transforming Lives

At 4:45 a.m., the sun isn’t up yet. Nonetheless, when Michael Montero, first-shift receptionist, and Miguel Figueroa, first-shift wellness instructor, arrive each weekday morning to open the recently renamed UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center, located on the 9th floor of the Clinical Research Building, the same group of guys is already waiting to get in and get started.

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Scott Levin

Scott Levin Appointed Executive Director of UHealth, Gables Wellness Facilities

Scott Levin, a leader in campus recreation and wellness, has been appointed executive director of the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center and the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center. Levin starts full-time on August 22.

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UHealth Fitness & Wellness Center Introduces Supervised Exercise Program

The UHealth Fitness & Wellness Center is introducing the Supervised Exercise Program for eligible individuals who are not currently exercising and would like to start a routine under the guidance of an exercise professional.

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John E. Lewis, Ph.D.

Research Shows Further Evidence of Enhanced Nutrition Benefits

In a study led by John E. Lewis, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, researchers have further proven the benefits of enhanced nutrition in improving cognitive and immune functioning among healthy older adults.

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