The University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) is teaming up with Healthy Dining to help Coloradans make healthier choices when they eat in restaurants. The new program is called Healthy Dining in Colorado. More than 40 restaurant companies with 300 locations are already participating in Colorado. Restaurants will offer a selection of [...]
The executive director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center talks about the facility’s first year — and his ‘eureka’ moment in the obesity battle.
The University of Colorado’s Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) has been recognized by the Clinton Foundation for its pledge to reduce childhood obesity. The Clinton Foundation was founded with the mission to improve global health, strengthen economies, promote healthier childhoods and health and wellness, and protect the environment by fostering partnerships among businesses, governments, [...]
The Anschutz Medical Campus recently hosted teachers from Aurora’s Hinkley High School for their annual before-school, team-building meeting. Presenters gave teachers a better idea of what Anschutz has to offer their students after graduating high school. On hand to speak with the teachers was the staff of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Anschutz [...]
A new world-class model for healthier living has been built on the Anschutz Medical Campus, and officials, benefactors and dignitaries gathered Tuesday to celebrate the opening of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center.
James O. Hill, professor of pediatrics and medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and executive director of the Anschutz Medical Campus Health and Wellness Center, has been named to the board of directors for the American Diabetes Association, the nation’s largest and leading voluntary health organization leading the fight to stop diabetes. [...]
John Brackney, president and CEO of the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, says it’s hard to appreciate the magnitude of the Anschutz Medical Campus until you step foot on the massive Aurora campus. “On Highway 225 and Colfax, we pass this but we have no understanding,” he says after taking a tour of the [...]
Possible incentives the CU wellness program might include in the future: partnerships with exercise franchises such as 24 Hour Fitness, or discounted premiums for those people who can show they’ve visited a wellness facility a certain number of times per month.
Written by Cynthia Pasquale • Issue: December 22, 2011 • Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus, CU Denver, CU system, CU-Boulder, UCCS • Tags: Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, Health and Welfare Trust, Marks, Office of Policy and Efficiency, Staff Council, tuition waiver, UBAB, University of Colorado Hospital
Monday was a picture perfect day for yoga on the east lawn of Building 500 on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Everyone was invited to participate in the free session hosted by the Health and Wellness Center now under construction. Coming in the spring of 2012, the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center will [...]