Health Promotion and Wellness

Health Promotion and Wellness aligns with the People institutional pillar by investing in the health of our employees. The division aims to create an atmosphere that values and meets individual and institutional needs for health improvement. Its programs foster personal accountability in a supportive and holistic framework and strive to add value to the employee and the university.

Wellness for Life

Wellness for Life serves as the division's trademark for ensuring all programs and services promote balance, life-long learning and the integration of the mind, body and spirit.

Click here to learn how you can become a Wellness Champion for your department or business area.

Wellness Videos

Slowing Down the Aging Process
Food Addiction and Weight Management: The Elephant in the Room
Healthy Lunches

Health Coaching

Health coaching assistance is offered to UTMB employees, retirees and dependents, with the objective of guiding and supporting individuals toward making healthy lifestyle changes. Activities include, but are not limited to, Fitness Evaluations, Special Population Management and Tobacco Cessation.

Tobacco Cessation

UTMB's Commit to Quit program offers coaching and support to UTMB and non-UTMB employees who are at a stage of readiness to prepare and take action to quit their tobacco use.

Available Resources

Mental Health

UTMB Employee Assistance Program
UTMB Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department
Behavioral Health Providers
Gulf Coast Center MHMR
Internet Mental Health
Mental Health America of Greater Houston
Psych Central Resource Directory


American Cancer Society
American College of Sports Medicine
American Diabetes Association
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
American Heart AssociationĀ 
American Institute for Cancer Research
American Lung Association
Mesothelioma Group
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
National Strength and Conditioning Association
The Age Page

Smoking Cessation

UTMB Commit to Quit Program

Stress Management

Stress Management for Patient and Physician
Stress Management Tips and Techniques
The Stress Doc

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