Wellness ConnectionThe goal of Wellness Connection is to design and deliver initiatives that meet employees where they are, while fostering holistic growth: physically, emotionally, financially, socially and spiritually. 

We aim to provide ample opportunities for faculty and staff to set high standards for personal health decision-making and foster a culture of wellness that is a positive example for our students and our community.


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Wellness Connection Champion Spotlight: Leadership Group

The Wellness Connection Champions Leadership group had their inaugural meeting on Wednesday, 11/28. The leadership group serves as a mini-representation of the larger Wellness Connection Champion network, and will help the Wellness Connection team recruit, train, and deploy champions across the University to further our mission to promote employee health and wellness. During this productive […]

Upcoming Wellness Events

Help us spread the word for these upcoming events by posting flyers and inviting your colleagues to attend Walk with a Doc, Mammogram Van at 4444, the WUSM Farmer's Market, and the Danforth/West Campus Crop Box mini-market.   Take a step towards better health. Learn about the Walk with a Doc program by walking and […]

Wellness Champion Spotlight

Nicole Venteris has initiated a number of creative efforts to cultivate a culture of wellness within her department. This year, Nicole has organized healthy snack days to motivate her WashU Moves team, hosted a focus group to provide feedback on Wellness Connection strategy, and regularly updates a wellness bulletin board. At the conclusion of the […]

November is Diabetes Awareness month

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems if it's not controlled. It is estimated that more than 24 million Americans have diabetes; of those, about 6 million don't know they have the disease, and another 57 […]

Wellness Champion Spotlight

Kim Patterson joined the Wellness Champions in December of 2017, and since then has initiated several wellness events for her department at the Cortex. Most recently, Kim partnered with Wellness Connection to host a De-Stress Zone in August where 60+ members of Physicians Billing attended and relaxed with a chair massage, healthy snacks, and met […]