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HealthFitness to Sponsor 2017 HERO University Summit

August 29, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS - HealthFitness is proud to sponsor the 2017 HERO University Summit, “Health and Well-being: Supporting Engagement and Resilience in Higher Education,” on Sept. 10-11, at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ.

The fifth annual HERO University Summit is for anyone charged with advancing health and well-being for university faculty and staff. Attendees will have plenty of opportunities for networking and learning the best practices supporting well-being in higher education.

The HERO University Summit is hosted by Emory University, Michigan State University, University of Iowa, University of Louisville and the University of Michigan.

University Summit agenda topics include:
  • The Science of Giving: Unique Aspects of University Well-being
  • Are Faculty, Staff, and Students Living on Purpose? Reflections on Advancing
Well-being in Higher Education
  • Best Practices in Supporting Engagement and Resilience in Higher Education
  • Best Practices in Action: University Panel on Using Metrics that Matter
“We appreciate HealthFitness’ ongoing support and commitment to advancing good health at colleges and universities and helping make possible a forum where we can share best practices and the latest industry research,” says Jessica Grossmeier, HERO Vice President of Research.

The HERO University Summit takes place before the 2017 HERO Forum, Sept 12-14 at the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa. More than 500 employers, employee health and well-being providers, wellness industry professional organizations and research experts are expected to attend the HERO Forum.

About HealthFitness
HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, is an award-winning provider of health management, corporate fitness and condition management solutions. With more than 40 years of experience, it is URAC- and NCQA-accredited and a proven leader and partner for infusing a culture of health. HealthFitness maximizes client results through personalized interaction and a science-based approach to on-site program management, engagement and prevention. Parent company Trustmark provides a full spectrum of participant benefits to improve well-being through better health and greater financial security. For more information on HealthFitness, visit
About HERO
Based in Waconia, MN, HERO (the Health Enhancement Research Organization) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)3 corporation that was established in 1996. HERO is dedicated to identifying and sharing best practices that improve the health and well-being of employees, their families and communities. To learn more, visit Follow HERO on Twitter or LinkedIn.
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