U.S. Preventive Medicine® Vice-Chairman Dr. Ron Loeppke to Present at Dr. Dee Edington's 30th Annual Wellness in the Workplace Conference

UofM Health Management Research Center Brings Industry Leaders Together to Discuss Employer Wellness Programs and Employee Health

Mar 03, 2011, 09:00 ET from U.S. Preventive Medicine

DALLAS, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Preventive Medicine®, the leader in disease prevention services, announced today that Vice-Chairman Dr. Ron Loeppke will speak at the University of Michigan Health Management Research Center's 30th Annual Wellness in the Workplace Conference. Dr. Loeppke's presentation, titled "Preventive Medicine: The Next Generation," will occur on March 10 at 1:15 pm.

Dr. Loeppke will discuss the power of primary, secondary and tertiary prevention in lowering key health risk factors in order to reduce the burden of chronic illness, improve productivity and decrease total health care costs. Presentation topics include how individual health promotion, organizational environments and cultures, and worksite wellness activities impact health care cost containment, disability, productivity and human resource development.

The conference is chaired by Dr. Dee Edington, a professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan and Director of its Health Management Research Center. Dr. Edington's research focuses on the precursors of disease and vitality.

"By bringing together industry experts and business leaders from healthy and high-performing companies, Dr. Edington is mobilizing a forum for thought leaders to share best practice case studies as well as launch a framework for the next generation of workplace wellness initiatives that will lead to champion companies and healthier more engaged employees," said Dr. Loeppke. "U.S. Preventive Medicine is proud to be a presenting sponsor and supporter of these ongoing efforts."

Conference panels cover a wide range of topics including:

  • High Performing Workplaces
  • High Performing Workforces
  • Quality Assurance Metrics
  • Strategies in creating and maintaining a healthy work environment and culture

Conference details:

Date: March 9 & 10, 2011

Time: 7:30 am to 3:30 pm

Location: FOUR POINTS by Sheraton - 3200 Boardwalk, Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Registration costs:

Day 1 - $245

Day 2 - $245

Day 1 & Day 2 - $425

International registrations are accepted. Please call 734-763-2462 or e-mail hmrc-contact@umich.edu for more information.

About Ron Loeppke, MD

Ron Loeppke, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM is Vice-Chairman of U.S. Preventive Medicine and serves as co-chair of the company's International Advisory Board.  

Dr. Loeppke has over 30 years of clinical and physician executive experience in the Occupational Health, Preventive Medicine and Medical Management arenas. He has provided over 200 presentations nationally and internationally as well as authored numerous articles and book chapters.

He is Board Certified in Preventive Medicine; Fellowship trained in Occupational Medicine and is a Fellow of both the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) and the American College of Preventive Medicine, (ACPM).

About U.S. Preventive Medicine

U.S. Preventive Medicine® (www.USPreventiveMedicine.com) is leading a global preventive health movement focused on saving lives and money by keeping people healthy and better managing chronic conditions before they progress. The company provides an integrated continuum of prevention programs – primary, secondary and tertiary – that are based on the clinical science of preventive medicine. The world's first preventive health benefit, The Prevention Plan™, moves beyond traditional wellness to identify each individual's top health risks and design a customized plan of action supported health coaches. The company is accredited in wellness and health promotion by NCQA and disease management by URAC.


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