Welcome to the WELLCHPs Program site for the College of Health Professions at Texas State University.
This program was developed in 2014 to encourage the development of a more visible health and wellness culture in the College of Health Professions among faculty and staff representing nine administrative and academic units of the college.
"What's your 20?"
Campaign Podcast Series
A. Podcast 1: By the Light of your friendly Computer
General overview of increasing health risks associated with increased screen time on devices with introduction to health strategies which can be accomplished every 20 minutes. One pager handout link will be added on WELLCHPS website with podcast link.
Moderator: Denise Gobert, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy
Participants: Jessica Smith, Clinical Assistant Professor, MPH, RT(T), Radiation Therapy Program; Sarah Neller, Clinical Assistant Professor, St. David’s School of Nursing
B. Podcast 2: Workplace Ergonomics
General overview of challenges involved with increased use of home workspaces with an emphasis on “best practices” to ensure optimal health.
Moderator: Janet Bezner, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy
Primary Speaker: Katherine Beamer, Specialist, EHSRM
Volunteer Participants: Oren Renick, Professor, School of Health Administration
Primary concept: Ergonomics at Home
C. Podcast 3: Vision Health
General overview of challenges involved with the current work trend of increased screen time in home workspaces with an emphasis on “best practices” for optimal vision health.
Moderator: Jennifer Johnson, Clinical Lecturer, Dept. of Communications Disorders
Primary Speaker: Dr. Nancy Guenthner, Aspire Vision Care, Round Rock, TX
Volunteer Participants: Abbey Hudgins, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Respiratory Care; Danette Myers, Clinical Assistant Professor; David Falleur, Associate Professor, Clinical Laboratory Science Program
Primary concept: Vision Health at Work