2017 Conference Materials 2017-11-14T18:29:27+00:00

2017 Summit Materials

Below are the materials for the Indiana Health and Wellness Summit. Click on the session title to access the materials for that session. If the session title is not linked, the materials have not yet been received from the speaker(s), unless otherwise indicated. Materials will be added as they are received.

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Tuesday, October 3
Concurrent Session One

1A. Promoting and Incentivizing Active Transportation for the Worksite Setting
Pete Fritz, AICP, Healthy Communities Planner, Indiana State Department of Health and Kim Irwin, MPH, Executive Director, Health by Design

1B. Build Resiliency to Work-Related Stress
Kristen Ruble, MA, CHES, Executive Director, Live Healthy Hoosiers

1C. Building a Wellness Program on a Limited Budget
Lisa Day, Benefits and Wellness Specialist, Kimball International and Angie Kleinhelter, Director of Human Resources, National Office Furniture, a division of Kimball international

1D. Is a Clinic Right for My Company? Panel Discussion Exploring Clinic Options
Panelists: Doug Felton, The Heritage Group; Natalie Martin, Monarch Beverage; Nancy Rife, MJ Insurance; and Dr. Jim Roberts, Bartholomew County Schools. Moderator: Jennifer Pferrer, Executive Director, Wellness Council of Indiana

1E. Employee Assistance Programs: The Basics
Ann Stephens Vawter, LCSW, Community Health Network – Behavioral Health and Kimble L. Richardson, M.S., LMHC, LCSW, LMFT, LCAC, Manager, Business Development and Referrals

Concurrent Session Two

2A. The Lowdown on High Tech: The Health Effects of Technology
Kelly Fenol, MHA, CEO, SPIRE Wellness; Brad Ralston, DC, Doctor of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Neurology Center of Indianapolis; and Ryan A. Cotton, PT, DHS, OCS, Partner, Body One Physical Therapy, Director, Body One Work Solutions

2B. Building Conflict Capability to Support Employee Well-Being
Daniel Griffith, Director, Conflict Resolution and Dialogue Programs, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

2C. Wellness and the Law: Structuring a Legally Compliant Workplace Wellness Program
Tara Schulstad Sciscoe and Shalina Schaefer, Ice Miller LLP

2D. Strategies for Engaging Remote Employees in Health and Wellness
Nathan Mowery, JD, President; Jason Vore, MHA, Regional Practice Manager – Indiana Central Region; and Lisa Arvesen, Regional Practice Manager – Southern Indiana Region, Activate Healthcare

2E. Food Equity: Addressing Food Deserts Through Community and Urban Gardens
Panelists: Michel Nischan; Julia Quattrini, RDN, Food Systems Specialist, Marion County Public Health Department, Chronic Disease; Brian Schroeder, MHA, Administrative Director, Eskenazi Health; and Danielle Patterson, Government Relations Director, American Heart Association. Moderator: Christina Stafford, Program Coordinator, Wellness Council of Indiana

Concurrent Session Three

3A. Reducing Costs for Employees Living with Diabetes
Brenda Jagatic, BScN, RN, CDE, Diabetes Education Coordinator, Indiana State Department of Health

3B. Let’s Think Bigger! Workplace Wellness Programs as a Foundation for Changing our Businesses and the World
Dora Lutz, MBA, Founder & President, GivingSpring

3C. Wellness Techniques for Small, Home-Based and Mobile Businesses
Mary Ann Wietbrock, RN, MSN, ACNS, BC, Personal & Business Health Coach, Cardinal Elements Inc

3D. Creating and Maintaining Buy-In Through the Use of Influence and Persuasion
Julius Rhodes, SPHR, MSHR, Founder and Principal, mpr group

3E. Building Effective Intercultural Teams
Martin George, CEO, LTC Language Solutions

Concurrent Session Four

4A. Domestic Violence and the Workplace
Mary-Margaret Sweeney, MSW, Manager of Training Services, Domestic Violence Network

4B. Demystifying Wellness: An Essential Component of Safety, Health and Environmental Excellence!
Michael Topf, President and CEO, Topf Initiatives

4C. How to Help Employees Who Live Paycheck to Paycheck
Todd Shickel, Vice President, Business Development, Elements Financial

4D. Community Collaboration: Becoming an Indiana Healthy Community (IHC)
Nathan Taylor, MS, ATC, CIC, TWCC, Wellness Coordinator, Youth Opportunity Center and Jane Ellery, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Wellness Management, Ball State University

4E. Legal Update for Wellness Programs
Jessica Kuester, Of Counsel, Ogletree Deakins

Concurrent Session Five

5A. Hot Topics in Nutrition! (Materials will be made available on the web site after the summit.)
Zonya Foco, RDN, CHFI, CSP, Professional Speaker, Nutritionist and Author, Zonya Health International, Inc.

5B. Mindfulness: The Well-Being of Health and Happiness
LouAnn Dobbins, MS, Coordinator of EAP Business Development, New Avenues, Inc.

5C. Going Back to School … Are You Health Care Smart?
Wes Mantooth, Principal, Gibson and Nicole Fallowfield, CWP, CIC, Principal, Director of Health Risk Management, Gibson

5D. Discovering the Link Between Employee Motivation and Wellness Program Success
Kaitlin Enneking, Advisor and Megan Miller, MBA, CWPC, Wellness Advocate, FirstPerson

5E. Integrating Data Into Your Wellness Story
Brenda Coleman, Coleman Group

Wednesday, October 4
Concurrent Session Six

6A. Innovative Programs in Opioid Treatment and Population Management
Sunny Lu Williams, MBA, VP/GM Telamon Medical Solutions, Telamon Enterprise Ventures

6B. How to Take Advantage of the Growing Merger of Financial and Clinical Data
Rod Reasen, CEO, Springbuk

6C. The Philosophical Foundation of Wellness
Karl Ahlrichs, Gregory and Appel

6D. Sustainable High Performance in the Workplace
Lynn Peter, Wellness Champion, Brown-Forman

6E. Best Practices for Engaging Remote Employees in Corporate Wellness Programs
Kisha Alexander, PhD, MPH, CHES, Director of Wellness, OurHealth

Concurrent Session Seven

7A. Five Factors and Two Recommendations to Leading Wellness
Chuck Gillespie, MBA, CWPM, Vice President Director of Organizational Health, AssuredPartners

7B. Don’t Underestimate the Power of Technology
Melissa Williams, MS, CHES, Sr. Strategic Account Manager; Stevan Mizimakoski, RPh, Area Healthcare Supervisor; and Alex Mills, PharmD, Resident Pharmacist, Walgreens

7C. Building Resilience: When Your Happy Gets Bumped by Your Reality
Tammy Smith, RN, BSN, CWC, Program Director, Healthy Results, Indiana University Health

7D. Turn Your Employees into Smarter Healthcare Consumers
Guy Westermeyer, President, Westcomm

Concurrent Session Eight

8A. Choose Your Own (Wellness) Adventure!
Multiple short sessions taking place at the same time – decide which four of the seven you want to attend and get four additional opportunities to learn a bit more about wellness in just 13 minutes each!

FL1. Connecting Wellness to Corporate Responsibility
Julie Burns, COO, Jump IN for Healthy Kids

FL2. Fighting Financial Stress with Education (Materials will not be provided in advance of the summit.)
James Davidson, Financial Literacy Manager, Financial Center First Credit Union

FL3. Three Simple Words: EAT REAL FOOD! (Materials will be made available on the web site after the summit.)
Zonya Foco, RDN, CHFI, CSP, Professional Speaker, Nutritionist and Author, Zonya Health International, Inc.

FL4. Put Your Best Fork Forward – Let’s Experience National Nutrition Month Concepts!
Terry Gehrke, M.Ed., MCHES, EP-C, President, Balanced Wellness LLC

FL5. The 5 Phases of Community Engagement
Dora Lutz, MBA, Founder & President, GivingSpring

FL6. Conquering Stress and Refusing to Let Stress Conquer You
Shauntel Peak-Jimenez, Ph.D., Certified Health Coach, Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, and Wellness Educator, The Mind and Body Relaxation Institute

FL7. What Can You Do to Protect Your Identity?
Misty Soderstrom, CEBS Fellow, GBA, RPA, Advisor, and Paul Donahue, Advisor, Valeo Financial Advisors, LLC