Healthier Somerset to Present ‘The Future of Employee Wellness’

healthy-somersetJohnson & Johnson’s Chief Health Officer and Corporate Medical Director Dr. Marcelo Targino will present “The Future of Employee Wellness” at Healthier Somerset’s annual Worksite Wellness Forum on Oct. 24 at the AVE, 199 Pierce Street.

Breakfast and networking begin at 8:30 a.m. The program begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 10:30 a.m.

The Worksite Wellness Forum is a highlight of “Healthier Somerset Month,” as designated by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Healthier Somerset is a coalition of public, private, and nonprofit organizations united to engage Somerset County in active participation in good health habits. The coalition also aims to increase access to choices that promote healthy lifestyles and promote policy changes that improve the health and well-being of all who live and work in Somerset County.

Michael Kerwin, Somerset County Business Partnership President & CEO, will open the forum. The program will also feature a panel on employee wellness best practices. Panelists include Stephanie Carey, Montgomery Township Public Health Officer; Joanne Kinsey, Family and Community Health Sciences Educator, Rutgers NJAES; Peter Ruccione, Director of Corporate Development at American Diabetes Association; and Dr. Vincent Sferra, founder and clinic director of Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Heathier Somerset’s worksite wellness committee is co-chaired by Valerie Barber, Verizon Wireless and Sejal Dave Sharma, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. This event is free and open to the public. Advance registration is requested but not required. Online registration is available at www.healthiersomerset.org.


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