The second Building Healthy Academic Communities National Summit took place at the University of California, Irvine on April 23 and 24, 2015. This conference archive contains presenter and plenary speaker slides.


2015 BHAC National Summit Program
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Plenary Sessions

Using Best Evidence to Promote Population Health and Wellness in Academic Institutions and Their Surrounding Communities
Melnyk, Bernadette
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Protecting the Perilous Passage: Principles and Practices for Improving Young Adult Outcomes
Jensen, Peter
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EIM on Campus: A microcosm for change
Cooper, Dan
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Concurrent Session I

Creating a Culture of Wellness: Policies, Systems and Environmental Approach to Health Promotion
Johnson, Susan
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GoUSF Employee Wellness Program
Kisylia, Suzy
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Concurrent Session II

An Academic Approach to Enhancing Wellbeing @ WVU
Harshbarger, Colleen
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Beyond the Mascot: How to Make Well-Being Your School's Loudest Rallying Cry
Spindel, Jessica
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Creating a Culture of Wellness for Full Time Staff Within a Large Department
Bose, Piya
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Recovery Support and Environmental Strategies to Prevent and Reduce Substance Abuse at TCNJ
Gibson, Sandy
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Concurrent Session III

Creating the Campus Wheel of Wellness
Mantell, Michael
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Employee Health Management Program: Get Healthy Now
Benson, Patricia
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Lessons Learned on the Road to a Comprehensive Health and Wellness Program
Elgelid, Staffan
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Leveraging Social Networks and Grass-Roots Efforts for Low-Cost, High-Impact Programming
Hammes, Megan
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OSU Wellness Strategy
Harrington, Suzy
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Concurrent Session IV

Evaluating Dartmouth’s Multi-Level Employee Wellness Initiative
Butcher, Rebecca; Colby, Lisa; Schifferdecker, Karen
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One Size Does Not Fit All: Developing meaningful wellness programs for graduate students
Quinnan, Ruth; Luong, Phong; Poirier, Leigh
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Wellness By Committee
Batchelor, Sandy; Brezing, Stacey
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I Pick Wellness: Eating Healthy on Campus
Aguilar, Eileen J.
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