Health and Wellness


Dengue: Is It Something To Buzz About?

​Teera speaks with Occupational Health Clinic physican and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Dr. Norman Quesada about the mosquito borne virus Dengue.

The LGBTI Community and Mental Health

The LGBTI Community and Mental Health Kale Edmiston, Assistant Director for the Program for LGBTI Health discusses the challenges for this community and what Vanderbilt is doing to provide support. Begin Transcript Janet McCutchen:     Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast.  I am Janet McCutchen with Work/Life Connections.  Today, I...

You Can Make A Change For Life: Diabetes Prevention Program

Health Plus offers the National Diabetes Prevention Program, a 1 year lifestyle change program, to Vanderbilt faculty and staff who have prediabetes or are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

ACHOOO! I Have The Flu – Or Do I?

Every winter the clinics are full of patients coughing, sniffling and sneezing. Occupational Health nurse practitioner, Duke Chenault sits down with Teera to discuss flu symptoms and treatments.

New Perspectives on Marriage at Mid-Life

Judy Akin, MD, WLC Consulting Psychiatrist, will discuss the changes and opportunities that are present in marriage at mid-life and offer some direction regarding how to address those changes

3 Foods You Might Be Missing

There are many nutrition myths out there. Melinda Jones, RD talks about the dietary guidlines and recommendations for bread, potatoes and milk.

Ways That Workplace Coaching Can Improve Your Performance

Workplace Coaching with Chad Buck & Stephanie Dean

Exercise Matters: Adaptive Exercise for People Living With Disabilities

Exercise Matters: Adaptive Exercise for People Living With Disabilities According to the CDC, Adults with disabilities are 3 times more likely to have heart disease, stroke, diabetes, or cancer than adults without disabilities. Compounding this is the fact that those individuals with disabilities who don’t get any physical activity are 50% more likely to develop...

Ebola: An Outbreak to Fear?

Dr. Muktar Aliyu speaks about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.

Strengthen Your Core For Emotional Wellness

Brad Awalt and Jim Kendall discuss ways in which having a strong physical core improves mental and physical health

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