3068.0 The Importance of Addressing Cultural, Environmental, and Organizational Changes with Worksite Health Promotion Programs (Organized by Worksite)

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
Session Objectives: 1. Evaluate impact workplace health promotion programs and policies on workers' health and health behaviors. 2. Describe techniques of successful worksite health programs. 3. Discuss the role of workplace/corporate culture on worksite health policies.

8:30 AM
Is employee health behavior associated with workplace health culture?
Micalla Williden, MSc(Hons), Scott Duncan, PhD and Grant Schofield, PhD
8:50 AM
Healthy workplaces: Are employers offering coordinated health promotion and occupational health programs in Massachusetts?
Patricia Tremblay, MS, Suzanne Nobrega, MS, Letitia Davis, ScD, Elizabeth Erck, MS and Laura Punnett, ScD
9:10 AM
Comprehensive healthy workplace strategy in Taiwan
Ruey-Yu Chen, MS, PhD, Shu-Ti Chiou, MD, PhD, Ching-Ying Yeh, MS, PhD, Fong-Cheng Tang, MD, PhD and Hung-Yi Chuang, MD, ScD
9:30 AM
Effects of Organizational Change on Employees' Weight Over Time in Community Colleges
Jiang Li, MPH, Laura Linnan, ScD, Eric Finkelstein, PhD, MHA, Deborah Tate, PhD and Carolyn Naseer, MA

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)