For Immediate Release
BUFFALO, NY- Philip L. Haberstro, Executive Director of the non-profit Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo was elected to the Board of Directors of Health Promotion Advocates.
Health Promotion Advocates ( www.HealthPromotionAdvocates.org ) is a National non-profit organization created to facilitate the integration of health promotion into public policy at the Federal and State level. In electing Haberstro, the Health Promotion Advocates Board noted, “Phil is skilled in advocacy at the local, state and national level and brings that expertise to our Board along with his passion for the field of Health Promotion .” Phil has also been a strong advocate for the recogniton of the ability of the emerging health promotion field to create new jobs in our communities. Locally in Western NY Mr. Haberstro was one of the Co-Founders of the Western New York Higher Education Health and Wellness Consortium made up of seven area colleges with Health and Wellness degree and certification programs. Phil also is a faculty member at The Daemen College Masters in Public Health program and an advisor to the Buffalo State College health promotion Leadership certificate program.