UF HR communications head named to inaugural board of directors for groundbreaking group in academic health and wellness

Published: December 24 2014

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The National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities has elected its first board of directors, a historic move in the effort to revolutionize the culture of health and wellness at colleges and universities, the consortium’s new board president Bernadette Melnyk announced Monday.

Elected as marketing chair is Angie Brown, communications manager for the University of Florida’s Office of Human Resources. She has worked in higher education public relations for more than 20 years. At UF, Brown manages several UF websites and oversees other UF online and print publicity materials.  She is editor of theInfoGator, UF’s faculty and staff e-newsletter, which reaches more than 14,000 employees.

Melnyk is currently the associate vice president for Health Promotion, university chief wellness officer and dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State University.

Full board member bios can be found at http://healthyacademics.org/national-consortium-board-directors.

Category:InsideUF, Appointments