Our associates average over 20 years of private- and public-sector
experience, and hold graduate degrees from some of America's finest
universities - Rice University, The University of Nebraska, The
Pennsylvania State University, and The Ohio State University.
David Chenoweth, Ph.D, FAWHP
David has over 35 years of worksite wellness, data analysis, and program evaluation experience. During that time, he has performed numerous risk factor cost, break-even analysis, and benefit–cost/ROI analyses in the United States and Europe – as well as risk factor economic cost appraisals for nine states. He developed the popular Proportionate Risk Factor Cost Appraisal™ as well as the online Physical Inactivity Cost Calculator sponsored by The Robert Wood Johnson and co–developed the online County Health Tool for the Institute of Emerging Issues at North Carolina State University. Most recently, he developed the industry’s premier online, interactive tool – Corpwell Rx® – for worksite wellness program directors, vendors, and consultants. He has written two Effective Practice Guideline (EPG) reports on worksite wellness for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation – as well as five books on worksite wellness including the popular 3rd edition of the best selling Worksite Health Promotion and the industry’s only book on worksite wellness program evaluation, Evaluating Worksite Health Promotion. He has keynoted at a worksite health promotion forum in Czechoslovakia and at the Caribbean Health Ministry in Jamaica. He is a Fellow of the International Association for Worksite Health Promotion. He developed and directed the undergraduate worksite health promotion academic program at East Carolina for 31 years and retired as Professor Emeritus in 2010. Since then, he continues an active consulting and speaking career. His graduate degrees are in Physiology & Health Science (Ball State University) and Health Education (The Ohio State University).
C. Rager, Ph.D., FAWHP
Dr. Rager is the former Director of Penn State University's Center for Worksite Health Enhancement, served as the chair of the American Public Health Association's Worksite Health Promotion Committee, participated in the development of the Healthy People 2010 Objectives for the Nation as a member of the Worksite Health Promotion Work Group, and was honored as a Fellow of the Association for Worksite Health Promotion. His doctoral degree was conferred by The Pennsylvania State University.
As a consultant and university professor, Dr. Rager has been involved in the field of health promotion for nearly 30 years, focusing on individual and population health assessment, and the design and evaluation of effective health promotion and disease management programs. In his projects, he has worked with a wide array of populations - ranging from health care systems to railroad workers to military personnel to migrant farm workers. He has been involved in the development and application of numerous survey instruments, health risk appraisals, and online assessments, and has conducted a variety of health-related research projects.