The Lifestyle Medicine Association is a national organization consisting of physicians, nutritionists, exercise physiologists and other healthcare workers, along with hospital administrators, and members of the public. The mission of the Lifestyle Medicine Association is to advance the field of Lifestyle Medicine and to promote the application of Lifestyle Medicine practices throughout the healthcare system. The Lifestyle Medicine Association offers a variety of educational opportunities including its journal, the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, as well as an annual conference for its members. The first annual conference of the Lifestyle Medicine Association will be held in November 2009 in Orlando, Florida. For more information on the Lifestyle Medicine Association visit its website http://www.lifestylemedicineassociation.com/.
The Center for Lifestyle Medicine at the University of Central Florida is the nation’s first university based academic center devoted to research and education to reverse the trend of negative lifestyle decisions and their adverse health effects. The CLM is located in the Research Park adjacent to the University of Central Florida Campus. The CLM at UCF admitted its first class of graduate students seeking Masters in Clinical Lifestyle Sciences in September 2007. The CLM at UCF is managed and directed by four faculty including its Chairman, James Rippe, MD, a board certified cardiologist. Additional faculty members are also found in the areas of exercise physiology, nutrition and metabolism. For more information on the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at the University of Central Florida please visit its website http://www.lifestylemedicine.ucf.edu/.
The Center for Lifestyle Medicine at UCF embarked upon a fundraising campaign in Fall 2007. For more information on this campaign click on the attached brochure.
Rippe Health Evaluation (RHE) is a series of high level evaluations performed at the RHE state of the art facility at 215 Celebration Place, Celebration, Florida. Rippe Health Evaluation offers the highest level of “high tech, high touch” executive evaluations. For more information on RHE visit our website http://www.rippehealth.com/ and click on Rippe Health Evaluation.
Rippe Lifestyle Institute
Rippe Lifestyle Institute (RLI) is the world’s largest research laboratory devoted to studying how daily lifestyle habits and actions impact on both short and long term health and quality of life. RLI researchers have published over 300 academic papers and written or edited 41 books in these areas over the last 15 years. Research sponsors for Rippe Lifestyle Institute include such major companies as PepsiCo, Quaker Foods and Snacks, Tropicana, General Electric Healthcare, ConAgra Foods, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Weight Watchers and many others. For more information on RLI visit http://www.rippehealth.com/ and click on Rippe Lifestyle Institute.
American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine is the world’s only peer reviewed academic journal devoted to advancing the field of Lifestyle Medicine and publishes articles in diverse areas of academic inquiry related to Lifestyle Medicine. The American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine is published by Sage Publications. It is sent to 20,000 physicians and other healthcare professionals on a bi-monthly basis. AJLM began publishing in January 2007. For more information on the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine click on http://ajl.sagepub.com.
A wide variety of corporate partnerships and sponsorships are available as partners of the Lifestyle Medicine Initiative. Appropriate partners include:
For companies seeking more information on partnerships with the Lifestyle Medicine Initiative, please contact Amy Stachnik, LMI Director of Marketing.