UAB Employee Wellness invites you to explore the many ways to Fall Into Health in 2023.
Check this page throughout the fall season for for upcoming webinars and other virtual events, as well as seasonal recipes, online health tools and more.

For more resources to help you on your wellness journey, join the My Health Rewards Program.

  • Wellness Webinars

    Fall Into Health Webinars

    Earn 25 points in your My Health Rewards account for participating.

    Eating Clean, What Does it Mean?
    Wednesday, September 20, at noon
    If you've seen this buzz phrase circulating recently, you may be a little confused about what constitutes “clean eating.” Do foods have to be fresh, organic and non-GMI to count? Is it a diet? A way of life? Will clean eating actually make you healthier? UAB Dietitian-in-Training Carol Ann Head defines clean eating in a presentation that explores health benefits of limiting processed foods, potential harms of restrictive eating, and evidence-based recommendations for what to include or exclude from your diet.

    Health Supporting Habits around Holiday Meals
    Monday, November 6, at noon
    The end of the year can be a stressful time as our normal schedules are overrun with family gatherings, days of shopping and a lots of big meals and new foods! Join UAB Dietitian-in-Training Pepper Green and learn how to create a game plan to help you navigate the obstacles of holidays meals. The discussion will include eating patterns, special considerations, food safety practices and building a holiday plate.

    UAB National Alumni Society Webinars

    Can We Starve Ourselves to Better Health and Longer Life?
    Tuesday, September 26, at noon
    Many believe that a restrictive diet can lead to weight loss and better health, but does restriction actually work? Dr. Steven Austad will take a scientific approach to answering that question.

    Head Over Meals: Weight Management Strategies from Behavioral Medicine
    Tuesday, October 17, at noon
    Wanting to shed a few pounds? You're not alone. Dr. Megan Hays will examine the role of behavioral medicine in weight status and give us evidence-based strategies for improved weight management.

    Eating Well on a Budget: Wallet Friendly Strategies for Nutritious Meals
    Thursday, January 18, at noon
    Enjoying a healthy meal doesn't have to break the bank. Join UAB Employee Wellness Manager Emily Davidson as she shares where to start, tips for meal planning, and how to get the best bang for our buck.

  • Wellness Events

    Register for your 2023 Wellscreen
    Now through November 13

    A Wellscreen is a free 15-minute health screen for all UAB, UAB Hospital, LLC, UA Health Services Foundation, UAB Health System, and Cooper Green employees who are eligible for a medical plan. A Wellscreen measures blood pressure, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, blood sugar, BMI, triglycerides, and cholesterol/HDL ratio. Click here to register for your free wellness screening today.Eligible employees can participate in one Wellscreen per year.

    Want to get your flu shot and your Wellscreen in one day? Visit one of the Wellscreen sessions in the Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium.

    Active October with URec On The Go

    Join UAB Employee Wellness and UAB University Recreation this October to get moving, explore resources at UAB and get rewarded for staying active. Visit any of the URec On The Go classes during October and earn 25 points in your My Health Rewards account for each class you attend. Click on a session below to register.

    My Health Rewards "Get Moving" Challenge
    October 10-23

    Eligible employees who are part of the My Health Rewards Program are invited to participate in the upcoming Get Moving Challenge, starting on October 10. Activate your account or login today and start self reporting your physical activity to earn up to 250 points in your My Health Rewards account.

    Not a My Heath Rewards participant? Snap a healthy selfie on any of the UAB Walking Trails and submit it here for a chance to win a UAB Employee Wellness swag bag.

  • Active Living

    Gentle Yoga
    Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:25-6:25 p.m.

    Join the UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center's certified yoga instructor for Gentle Yoga — a slow-paced, less-intense yet challenging experience in a noncompetitive, judgment-free environment. Please bring your own mat, two yoga blocks and a blanket or beach towel.
    Email to register due to limited capacity. Classes are limited to 12 students.

    Fitness at Home Resources

  • Healthy Eating

    Employee Wellness Recipe Hub

    Visit the Employee Wellness Recipe Hub to explore an online collection of recipes for healthy family meals, party food, quick snacks, desserts and more.

    Nutrition Videos

    Get expert advice from UAB School of Health Professions professor Dr. Beth Kitchin, PhD RDN.

    Healthy Pantry Items