Human Resources

liveWELL: Ambassadors are champions of wellness

Wellness Ambassadors are champions of wellness around campus and work with liveWELL to inspire healthy activities at a local level. This week, “Iowa Now” highlights two Wellness Ambassadors and the work they do for their departments.

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.

Recent deaths

Death notices for current and retired UI employees. Links to online obituaries provided when available.
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‘Eating more vegetables helped me lower my blood pressure’

UI staff member teams up with health coach to map out successful dietary strategy
Chris Jones, a research scientist in the College of Engineering, was interested in reducing or eliminating his blood pressure medication through lifestyle changes. He enlisted the help of liveWELL health coach Ilona Lichty and with her guidance was able to reduce his medication dosage.

College of Nursing sees 10-point improvement on Working at Iowa results

The college’s action plan focused on improving understanding, communication
The UI College of Nursing’s response to their 2012 Working at Iowa survey results has paid off: The college saw a 10-point increase in agreement with the statement “Individuals in my unit are civil and respectful to each other,” from 78 percent in 2012 to 88 percent in 2016.

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