About Penn Healthy You

Penn Healthy You brings you all of the wellness programming, events, and information offered by the Division of Human Resources. Through our partnerships with Campus Health, the Center for Public Health Initiatives, Penn Recreation, and Bon Appetit we are able to offer even more opportunities for faculty and staff to take action to improve their health and wellness.

Human Resources Wellness Team

Penn's Division of Human Resources supports wellness and quality of work-life through a range of policies, programs, and events. The cross-functional wellness team includes:

  • Chris Hyson, Senior Health and Wellness Specialist, Benefits
  • Karen Kille, Worklife Specialist, Quality of Worklife Programs
  • Soncerae Lewis, Administrative Assistant B, Quality of Worklife Programs

If you have questions, contact us by email at qowl@hr.upenn.edu.

Healthy Penn Partnership

To help build a culture of wellness across Penn's campus, the Division of Human Resources partners with Penn Recreation, Center for Public Health Initiatives, Campus Health, and Bon Appetit. Together, we are able to offer more ways for faculty and staff to be active, focus on their health, improve their quality of life, and enhance their total wellbeing.

Wellness at Penn: A Model of Excellence

Human Resources and our partners in Campus Health and the Center for Public Health Initiatives were excited to be recognized by the Penn community with a 2016 Models of Excellence award. The award was given to the Penn Wellness/Be in the Know Team for implementation of a University-wide health initiative that has engaged thousands of University employees on a wellness path.

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The Wellness/Be in the Know team

Healthier Campus Initiative

As part of its commitment to creating a healthy campus environment, Penn has joined with other colleges and universities in the Partnership for a Healthier America's Healthier Campus Initiative. The initiative provides guidelines for nutrition, physical activity, and programming on campus. Using these guidelines, Penn will make changes over the next three years to make healthier choices easier for students, faculty, and staff. To learn more, visit PHA's Healthier Campus Initiative webpage or contact Penn Campus Health.