Blue Zones Evidence-Based Worksite Approach: Driving Adventist Health System-Wide Well-Being
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
2:40 pm – 3:40 pm
Melanie Cumbee, MS, CWP
Vice President, Organizational Transformation
Melanie Cumbee, MS, CWP, is VP, Organizational Transformation at Blue Zones, LLC, where she is leading a fully integrated well-being strategy for Adventist Health, a faith-based health system with over 30,000 associates, leveraging the Blue Zones worksite framework with a focus on environmental changes, positive social connections, healthy habits, engagement, and alignment with organizational priorities. With 25 years of experience in health promotion, behavior change, and worksite wellness, Melanie has demonstrable expertise in designing and implementing award winning wellness programs, while also educating emerging leaders in the science of well-being using research from Gallup and longevity best practices from Blue Zones. She holds a master’s in exercise science and health promotion, is a certified wellness practitioner, and trained in the science of resilience and emotional intelligence. In 2019, Melanie received the honor of being named Wellness Council of America's Top Health Promotion Professional in the US.