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Anna Threadcraft HeadshotIt is my pleasure to welcome you to the eighth annual Innovations in Wellness Conference on November 15 at the Hilton Birmingham at UAB.

This event features speakers providing insight and best practice for an array of topics such as health disparities, resilience and burnout, managing obesity within the workplace and the proactive approach to preventive health.

We invite all wellness coordinators, medical professionals, human resource employees, business owners and health enthusiasts to consider joining us for this exciting event!

IWC 2019 Conference Agenda

The Innovations in Wellness Conference features leaders in the health and wellness field speaking on a range of topics that significantly impact our culture today. Presentations will include the following:

IWC19 Conference Agenda
  • Exercise as Medicine: Inspiring Alabamians to move more through innovative partnerships between family medicine, sports medicine and the YMCA.
  • Injury Prevention: Creative implementation of onsite injury prevention and treatment programs that protect employees as well as the bottom line.
  • Resiliency & Wellbeing: Creating a culture that facilitates effective organizational change from the top down.
  • Corporate Culture: The importance of understanding employee personalities and embracing strengths and weaknesses in order to build an effective workforce.

Click on the image to view the official 2019 conference agenda.

New Innovations in Wellness Awards

This year, the conference will include a unique opportunity to encourage and recognize students and professionals in the community who have demonstrated innovative approaches to supporting the promotion of healthy environments within Alabama. All awardees will be recognized at this year's conference. Winners will be featured as a live guest on Alabama Public Television and receive complimentary registration to the 2020 Innovations in Wellness Conference.

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