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ReDefining Workplace Wellness Roundtable

July 15, 2015

On July 15, the Global Wellness Institute held a roundtable discussion entitled “ReDefining Workplace Wellness” at the headquarters of Everyday Health in New York City.  The discussion was moderated by Susie Ellis, GWI Chairman & CEO, and Renee Moorefield, PhD, CEO of Wisdom Works Group.

This illustrious gathering of business and thought leaders in the workplace wellness arena, engaged in a focused conversation about the future.  The future of work itself, how that will necessarily impact the workplace, and what employers and employees are prioritizing as they shift from measuring success with numbers to measuring success with mutual respect and personal contentment.  And how all of that adds up to wellness on a global scale. Representatives from the Clinton Global Initiative, Johnson & Johnson, Cleveland Clinic, Scientific American, Citi, Goldman Sachs and more participated in this robust conversation.

To learn more, read the Redefining Workplace Wellness Roundtable Report, and the press release highlighting key takeaways from the event.


Jeremy Abbate
Scientific American


James Brewer


Theresa DiMasi
Weight Watchers


Dr. Fikry Isaac
Johnson & Johnson


Shawn LaVana
Virgin Pulse


Veronica Schreibeis Smith
Vera Iconica Architecture


Joel Bennett, PhD
Organizational Wellness & Learning Systems (OWLS)

Dr. Luba Burtyk
Live Well at
Citi Health Services

Susie Ellis
Global Wellness Institute


Mia Kyricos
Spafinder Wellness Inc.


Renee Moorefield, PhD
Wisdom Works


Mim Senft
Optum @ Goldman Sachs

Nancy Board

Alfredo Carvajal
Delos International & Signature Programs

Kim Fox
Everyday Health Inc.


Nazlie Latefi, PhD
Pegasus Capital Advisors


Dr. Michael F. Roizen
Cleveland Clinic


Dondeena Bradley, PhD
Weight Watchers


Emily Dery
Clinton Global Initiative


Maggie Hsu
Downtown Project


Heather R. Lucas
Macy’s Inc.


Mary Ellen Rose, PhD
Institute for Healthy Destination Accreditation

Remote Participants:

Dr. Kenneth R. Pelletier
University of Arizona College of Medicine and University of California School of Medicine