INTEGRATING HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE

Olsen, Kerry D. M.D.; Warren, Beth A. M.B.A.

ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal:
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e318220812e
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Abstract

LEARNING OBJECTIVE: • Learn how Mayo Clinic is leveraging a medical fitness facility and staff to change the patient experience. Learn how technology can engage patients in their health.

In Brief

Learn how the Mayo Clinic is developing new, innovative care models focused on personal behavior, maximizing the talents of the health and wellness professional and the effective use of a medical wellness facility.

Author Information

Kerry D. Olsen, M.D., is a consultant and professor in the Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. He attended Northwestern University where he received his B.A. and then was in the first graduating class at Mayo Medical School where he received his M.D. in 1976. He also completed his internship and residency at the Mayo Graduate School and a fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery in Boston. He is chair of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery and devotes his surgical practice exclusively to head and neck oncology. He has been named Teacher of the Year five times and a Distinguished Clinician at Mayo Clinic. He has chaired the Rochester Facility Committee for the past 15 years and led the team that planned and constructed the Gonda Building. He is a former member of the Rochester Board of Governors. Dr. Olsen is a current member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors and Mayo Clinic Trustees as well as medical director of the Mayo Clinic Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center. He is the chair of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Committee.

Beth Warren, M.B.A., is the director of the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center. She received her Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion from the University of Iowa in 1994. She received her Master of Business Administration in 2002 from the University of St. Thomas. Beth serves on the Mayo Clinic Embody Health Editorial Review Board in addition to numerous other wellness leadership roles at the Mayo Clinic.

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