P25. Assessing Worksite Health Promotion Programming and Resource Capacity in Mississippi Community Colleges


A survey instrument assessing existing offerings and capacity for institutional and community programming was sent to 15 community college presidents in Mississippi. Results indicated inadequate levels of awareness of worksite health promotion and potential for such programs to benefit institutions as well as surrounding communities. The case is made for benefits beyond direct employee health and associated return on investment to include worksite health promotion in community colleges as economic drivers rural, often underserved, communities.

Poster Category: Research


Presenter(s): Jonah Neville, MS, CHES, Antonio Gardner, PhD, MS, CHES, Barry Hunt, EdD (Mississippi State University)

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