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In 2014, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the National Work@Health Employer Training Program.  The Work@Health Program is designed to train employers , from all sectors how to establish, expand and improve science- and practice-based health promotion strategies that lead to specific, measurable outcomes to reduce employee chronic disease rates in the work place.

The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo's Executive Director,Philip L.Habersto was selected by CDC as one of 60  participants for the National training program that featured a Train-The-Trainer module, intended to provide trainers with the skills and most current tools to provide employers with training to promote health in their workplaces to prevent or reduce chronic illness and disability, improve productivity and the competetiveness of  participating employers through the CDC's Work@Health program.  

With his training completed , Phil has earned the title of CDC Work@Health Certified Trainer and received a CDC certificate of achievement that recognizes his leadership and level of expertise in workplace health promotion. Through the non profit Wellness Institute of Greater Bufalo  Phil brings his knowlege and experience to the WNY region, and offers the CDC training for a comprehensive workplace health program to ALL WNY employers.   WNY area Chambers of Commerce , Union leadership , Health Insurers , Benefits firms, Elected Oficials, Economic deveolpment professionals , Human resource professionals and employers , of all sizes from ALL sectors , interested in learning  more about starting a comprehensive employee wellness program or strengthening an existing work place wellness program may contact the Wellnes Institute at 716 851-4052  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For more Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo services and on-line employee wellness resources please visit The Buffalo Wellness Institute's (BWI)National Health Promotion Training Institute at www.bwihp.org  or www.IgniteHealthnow.com   Thank You!