SOURCE: Plus One Health Management

December 13, 2005 13:12 ET

Plus One Introduces Members of Its New Wellness Advisory Board on Workplace Health & Productivity

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 13, 2005 -- Plus One Health Management, Inc. announced the roster of its newly appointed Wellness Advisory Board on Workplace Health & Productivity today. The Wellness Advisory Board is comprised of experts in medical health, exercise science, wellness and workplace productivity. This independent group will help guide Plus One on the design and implementation of employer initiatives to reduce health care costs, improve employee health, and increase workplace productivity.

Mike Motta, President and Founder of Plus One, recently announced his company's introduction of several valuable programs that improve the efficiency of workplace health management. Thanks to these beneficial new procedures, Plus One's clients will find it easier to analyze employee health, reduce the risk factors that contribute to disease, and help companies take a more proactive role in creating healthier and more productive workforces. Plus One is helping employers large and small to see that they can make a difference in the health of their valued employees.

"We are honored to have the counsel of such an esteemed group of professionals. This is just another step in Plus One's evolution to achieve one focused goal; improve the health, wellbeing, and productivity of all the clients we serve," states Motta.

The Wellness Advisory Board on Workplace Health & Productivity includes:

Robert E. Campbell

Retired Vice Chairman of The Board of Directors for Johnson & Johnson, Chairman of The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and a Trustee and past Chairman of the Board of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

David Fairchild, MD, MPH

Chief of the Division of General Medicine at Tufts-New England Medical Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Patty Freedson, PhD

Professor and the Graduate Program Director in the Exercise Science Department at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst and a fellow of the Research Consortium and the American College of Sports Medicine.

David King

Senior Managing Director of Bear Stearns and Executive Vice President of Merchant Banking, an investor in the Fitness/Wellness arena and a member of the Stony Brook University Graduate School Dean's Council.

Michael O'Donnell, PhD, MBA, MPH

Director of Wellness and Health Promotion for the Cleveland Clinic Health System, Chairman of the board of Health Promotion Advocates and the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Health Promotion.

Linda Strohmeyer

Former Vice President of Human Capital Management at Goldman Sachs & Co. and also Wellness Program Director for Prudential in their Human Resource Department.

About Plus One

Plus One Health Management, Inc. is the premier management company for fitness centers, wellness programs, spas, and physical therapy clinics. Plus One applies visionary design and management in an integrated, comprehensive approach to your wellness program, fitness center or luxury spa. Catering to some of the finest organizations in the world, Plus One's clients include Fortune 500 companies, 5-Star luxury properties, financial service firms, law partnerships, publishers, pharmaceutical companies and hospitals. Founded in 1986 as a personal training clinic for celebrities and discerning clients who value custom fitness solutions, today Plus One employs more than 800 professionals nationwide, serving today's most successful executives and luxury hotel guests.

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