For the third year in a row, UAB has been named Birmingham’s Healthiest Employer in the 500-plus employee company category by the Birmingham Business Journal.
“UAB is honored to receive this prestigious award for the third straight year,” said Meg Baker, director of UAB Employee Wellness. “UAB is a leader in the health community, and our goal is to build on the foundation that has been put in place. We will continue to focus on healthy lifestyles, prevention and interventions for a healthy workforce and community. We couldn’t do any of this without the support of our leadership and commitment from our employees.”
UAB Employee Wellness focuses on improving employees’ nutrition, physical activity and stress management by providing programs and events such as the Blazer Fun Run, Farm Stand, Green Screens, Summer 5 in 5 Challenge and support for smoking-cessation.