Monday, March 19, 2007

9:30 am to 6:30 pm

Registration: 8:30 am to 9:30 am

9:30 am to 9:45 am
Welcome and Announcements
Joseph McCormick
Regional Dean, UT HSC Houston School of Public Health
9:45 am to 10:15 am
Wellness
Lieutenant Governor
David Dewhurst
10:15 am to 10:30 am
UT Commitments to Wellness
Chancellor Mark G. Yudof
10:30 am to 11:30 am
UT System Panel Programs for Wellness
Chair: Dan Stewart
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Employee Benefits and Services

Participants:
Gerald Cleveland, M.A.
Director of Employee Health Promotion, UTMB

William B. Baun, E.D.P.
Director, Wellness Program, UTMDACC
11:30 am to 12:15 pm
Keynote
Darwin R. Labarthe, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Director, Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
12:15 pm to 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Professional Training and Wellness Role in the Health Professions
Co-Chairs:
Brenda Jackson, Ph.D. Associate Dean, UTHSCSA

Dr. Garland Anderson, M.D. Dean, UTMB School of Medicine

Participants: Max Buja, M.D.
Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, UTHSCH

Dr. Raul Caetano, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Regional Dean, UT HSC Houston School of Public Health and Dean, Allied Health, UT Southwestern

Dr. Lisa Doggett, M.D.
Family Physician
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Prevention and Wellness in PreK-12 Education
Co-Chairs:
Pascal Forgione, Ph.D.
Superintendent Austin ISD

Steve Kelder, Ph.D.
Director, CATCH Program and Professor, UTSPH

Participants:
David Dean
5th grade teacher, St. Elmo’s Elementary Austin ISD

Dolly Lambdin, Ed.D.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Kinesiology & Health Education, UT Austin
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm
Break
3:20 pm to 5:00 pm
Breakouts – 1st Session
Four to Six Concurrent Sessions
5:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Wellness – The Public Health Imperative
Eduardo Sanchez, M.D.
Director, Institute of Health Policy, UTSPH
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Reception
Please make individual plans for dinner

 

 

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

8:30 am to 2:30 pm

Continental Breakfast Available at 8:00 am

8:30 am to 9:30 am
The Business Case for Wellness
Chair:
Dr. Robert Nachtmann
Dean, College of Business Administration, UTEP

Participants:
Gwen Rodriguez
Director, Global Compensation and Benefits, Perot Systems

Paul Handel, M.D.
Vice President and Chief Medical Director for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Marianne Fazen, Ph.D.
President and CEO of the Texas Business Group on Health
9:30 am to 10:30 am
Breakout Sessions II
10:30 am to 10:50 am
Break
10:50 am to 12:00 pm
Breakout Reports and Recommendations
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Follow-up Recommendations and Policy Implications
Panel Chair: Ken Shine

Panel Chair:
Ken Shine, M.D.
Executive Vice-Chancellor for Health Affairs


Panelists:
UT System Chancellor Mark G. Yudof, David L. Lakey, M.D, Commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, and Dr. Joseph McCormick
2:30 pm
Adjourn

 

 

Panels Topics for the UT System Wellness Program

Panel to address wellness programs in UT System and their value in improving the health of UT Faculty, Staff and Students, and in preparation of graduates for promoting wellness in their future professional and community activities.

What would a culture of wellness look like in the UT System Institutions?

How can that culture of wellness prepare graduates to promote wellness in their future professional lives?

What near and long term recommendations can be made to UT System to create the culture of prevention and wellness that would improve the health of the faculty, staff and students, and also prepare graduates to be leaders in the promotion of health and wellness in their work places and communities?

What will the UT System look like if we do not implement universal and effective wellness programs?

What relationships can be created within and among UT System institutions that would foster effective wellness programs throughout the System?

Panel to address wellness programs in UT Schools of Education and their value in preparation of teachers and school administrators for promoting wellness in their K-12 environments

What does a culture of wellness look like in a school of education and how can it help promote wellness throughout the related University as well as the University of Texas System?

How can that culture of wellness prepare graduates to promote wellness in their future professional lives?

What near and long term recommendations can be made to UT System schools of education to create the culture of prevention and wellness that would improve the health of the School of Education’s faculty, staff and students, and also prepare their graduates who become teachers and school administrators to be leaders in the promotion of health and wellness in their professional environments?

What will our school health be if we do not implement wellness programs for our teachers, administrators and staff?

What relationships can be created among Texas School Districts, UT Schools of Education, and UT Preventive Medicine programs and the UT School of Public Health that would foster effective programs in school wellness?

Panel to address wellness programs in UT Health Professional Schools and their value in preparation of health professionals for promoting wellness in their future practice communities.

What does a culture of wellness look like in a health professional school and how can it help promote wellness throughout the related University and the University of Texas System?

How can that culture of wellness prepare graduates to promote wellness in their future professional lives?

What near and long term recommendations can be made to UT System health professional schools to create the culture of prevention and wellness that would improve the health of the faculty, staff and students, and also prepare their health professional graduates to be leaders in the promotion of health and wellness in their professional practice populations and communities?

What will our patient populations and communities be if we do not implement wellness programs for all of our health professionals?

What relationships can be created between the health professional associations, UT Schools of health professions and UT Preventive Medicine programs and the UT School of Public Health that would foster effective wellness programs in practices and communities in Texas?

Panel to address wellness programs in UT Business Schools and their value in preparation of business professionals for promoting wellness in their future businesses and business communities.

What does a culture of wellness look like in a business school and how can it help promote wellness throughout the related University and the University of Texas System?

How can that culture of wellness prepare graduates to promote wellness in their future professional lives?

What near and long term recommendations can be made to UT System business schools to create the culture of prevention and wellness that would improve the health of the faculty, staff and students, and also prepare their graduates to be leaders in the promotion of health and wellness in the employees of their businesses?

What will our businesses and their employees be if we do not implement wellness programs for all of our businesses?

What relationships can be created among the business associations, UT Schools of business and the UT School of Public Health and UT Preventive Medicine programs that would foster effective wellness programs in businesses in Texas?