Work Site Wellness Around The World with Bob KarchPresentation Transcript
College of Arts and Sciences School of Education, Teaching and Health BS in Health Promotion (14 Years) MS in Health Promotion Management (30 Years) National Center for Health and Fitness30 Years and 28 Million Dollars in External Research/Contract Activity
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Today’s Discussion1. Introduction – American Univ. BS, MS, NCHF, and IIHP2. Setting the stage –“Karch Review & Perspective”3. The Book –Global Perspectives in Workplace Health Promotion – By Wolf Kirsten and Bob Karch and Published by Jones and Bartlett Learning4. The Global Reality5. The Global Opportunity6. Questions (Anytime)
Karch Review & Perspective
Table of ContentsChapter 1 Australia Chapter 11 IndiaChapter 2 Botswana Chapter 12 IsraelChapter 3 Brazil Chapter 13 ItalyChapter 4 Chile Chapter 14 JapanChapter 5 ChinaChapter 6 Czech Republic Chapter 15 NorwayChapter 7 Denmark Chapter 16 RussiaChapter 8 Finland Chapter 17 SingaporeChapter 9 Germany Chapter 18 South AfricaChapter 10 Gulf Chapter 19 SwedenCooperation Council Chapter 20 United Kingdom Chapter 21 United States
Contributing AuthorsKerstin Baumgarten, Ph.D.Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal (University of Applied Sciences) Katy Cherry, BScDepartment of Social and Health Sciences Freelance Health Writer and Health Promotion SpecialistStendal, Germany London, UK.Finn Berggren Ricardo De Marchi, M.D.President, Gerlev Physical Education and Sports Academy CEO of CPH HealthCo-founder and Steering Board Member, HEPA Europe – European São Paulo, BrazilNetwork for Health Enhancing Physical ActivityDenmark Joana Godinho, M.D., MAC, DSC Senior Health Specialist, Human Development The World BankBob Boyd, OAM Washington, D.C., USAPresident National Wellness Institute of Australia IncDirector Wellness Communication Solutions Volney Vasquez Henríquez, M.Sc.Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Founder & President Promondo CompanyWei-Qing Chen, M.D., Ph.D. Santiago, ChileDepartment of Biostatistics and EpidemiologySchool of Public Health Antero Heloma, M.D., Ph.D.Sun Yat-sen University National Institute for Health and Welfare THLGuangzhou, China Helsinki, Finland
Contributing AuthorsVladimir Hobza, Ph.D. G.L. Khanna, Ph.D.Faculty of Physical Culture Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences Palacky University, Olomouc Manav Rachna International UniversityCzech Republic Faridabad, IndiaPeter Thomas Honeyman, M.B., B.S., FACOEM Kazutaka Kogi, M.D.Independent Consultant Occupational Physician President of the International Commission on Occupational HealthIsrael (ICOH) Institute for Science of LabourGerhard Huber, Ph.D. Kawasaki, JapanInstitut für Sport und Sportwissenschaft der Universität HeidelbergUniversität Heidelberg Linda Kovler, R.N., B.A., B.S.N., M.Occ.H.Heidelberg, Germany Global Health & Well-being, Intel Electronics IsraelTanya KalasHealth Promotion Specialist Dieter Lagerstrøm, Ph.D.International Health Consulting Associate Professor, Department of Public Health, Sport andBerlin, Germany Nutrition University of Agder Kristiansand, Norway
Contributing AuthorsTakashi Muto, M.D., Ph.D. Rimma Potemkina, M.D., Ph.D.Professor, Department of Public Health State Research Centre for Preventive MedicineDokkyo Medical University School of Medicine Ministry of Health and Social Development of Russian FederationTochigi, Japan Moscow, RussiaLars Österblom Jalees K. Razavi, MBBS, DPHC, DIH, FRCPC, FACOEM, FACPMSenior organizational development consultant Director, Occupational Health,Lars Österblom Consulting Imperial Oil LimitedStockholm, Sweden Calgary, Alberta, CanadaEmmanuel Olufemi Owolabi, Ph.D. Thomas Skovgaard, Ph.D.Department of Physical, Health Education, Associate Professor, Institute of Sports Science and ClinicalUniversity of Botswana, BiomechanicsGaborone, Botswana University of Southern Denmark Odense, DenmarkNeo Seow Ping, BScHealth Promotion Board Radim Šlachta, Ph.D.Singapore Faculty of Physical Culture Palacky University, Olomouc Czech Republic
Contributing AuthorsG.L. Strydom, Ph.D.Professor, School for Biokinetics, Recreation & Sport ScienceNorth West University (Potchefstroom Campus)South AfricaCilas J. Wilders, Ph.D, B.JurInstituut vir Biokinetika/Institute for BiokineticsFakulteit Gesondheidswetenskappe/Faculty of Health SciencesNW Universiteit/University- PotchefstroomSouth AfricaJan WinrothSenior lecturer, University WestTrollhättan, Sweden-Lek Yin YinHealth Promotion BoardSingapore
Contributing AuthorsRod Lees, B. Soc. Wk; Dip Ed Psych; Cert Teach Chew Ling, MBBS, MMed (Public Health), FAMSWellness Consultant and Personal Trainer Health Promotion BoardEvents Coordinator, National Wellness Institute of Australia Inc SingaporeBrisbane, Queensland, Australia Vishal Marwah, MS, MBBSCinthia Ortiz Leiteiro, R.N., M.B.A. Global Cardiovascular Programs, Department of CardiologyPromondo Company Mount Sinai School of MedicineSantiago, Chile NYC, New York, USALow Soo Leng, MSc Giuseppe Masanotti, M.D.Health Promotion Board Professor, Faculty of MedicineSingapore Public Health Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties University of PerugiJian Li, M.D., Ph.D. Perugia, ItalyDepartment of Safety Engineering and ErgonomicsUniversity of Wuppertal Peter R. Mills, MB BS, MSc, MD, MCRP.Wuppertal, Germany Specialist in Respiratory Medicine The Whittington HospitalAnnie Ling, Ph.D. Director, Glasslyn Health SolutionsHealth Promotion Board London, UK.Singapore
Book/Chapter Design/Structure1. Global Trends (Country Data)2. Introduction3. Prevailing Health Issues & risk Factors4. Healthcare System5. Influence of Culture and Mentality6. Drivers of workplace Health Promotion7. Programs and Good Practices8. Outcomes and Indicators9. Existing Research10. Summary
First MythOur way (the US way of conducting WorkplaceHealth Promotion Programs) is the best wayand it won’t work there for them!!
Second MythIt is much different there (other countries)and they have different problems!!
Third MythThey (other countries) don’t have professionalpeople that know how to conduct WorkplaceHealth Promotion Programs like we do!
Fourth MythThey (professionals in other countries) donot care about (do not know about) suchthings as ROI, Health care cost containment,and Presenteeism.
Fifth Myth (Truth)We (professionals in the US) don’t know/notsure (yet)how to do it there (in othercountries)!!!
About Bob KarchRobert Karch, Ed.D., has been a member of American University faculty since1969. He is a Professor in the School of Education, Teaching & Health wherehe currently teaches courses in Strategic Planning and Management, GlobalHealth, Global Health Policy, and Critical Issues in Health PromotionManagement. He is the Founder of both the Masters of Science program inHealth Promotion Management (1980), and the Bachelors of Science inHealth Promotion (1996). Bob also is the Founder and the Executive Directorof the Universitys National Center for Health Fitness (1980) and theInternational Institute for Health Promotion (1996) and has been thePrincipal Investigator on more than $28 million of research and managementactivities. He has provided lectures, workshops, and strategic advice on manyaspects of health promotion for thousands of individuals throughout theworld as well as many national and multinational organizations andgovernment agencies. While Bob has many publications, his most recent isGlobal Perspectives in Workplace Health Promotion, a text he edited with hiscolleague and former student, Wolf Kirsten, and published by Jones andBartlett Learning. Aside from his University activities, Bob serves onnumerous Boards related to Health Promotion. email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org Phone 202-297-1219