Date of Award

Spring 2013

Document Type

Capstone

Degree Name

Master of Public Health (MPH)

Department

Public Health

First Advisor

Brenda Joy

Keywords

Workplace Obesity, Health Risk Appraisal

Abstract

Wellness programs have evolved over several decades and a great deal of research has been conducted to measure the efficacy of the programs. The goal of this capstone is to explore obesity in the workplace and its impact on chronic disease in one Maine organization and to identify innovative and best practice, evidence based interventions that will reduce the risk.

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