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2016 Medical Fitness Facility & Professionals of the Year Awards
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These awards celebrate and honor the best and the brightest in medical fitness center management. Awards, in a variety of categories, identify those facilities, programs and individuals that are deserving of recognition for their achievements.  

Awards will presented by the Association's CEO & President, Bob Boone and the award sponsors, during the 2016 Annual International Conference Awards Ceremony in Orlando, Florida. 

 

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Marla Richmond, MS, Memorial Education Award

Pioneer Award

Certified Facility of the Year Award

Program Innovation Award

Medical Fitness Week Awards

Rising Star Awards



 

Hank Boerner Pioneer Award

Presented to Deb Riggs, General Manager
TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion

Marla Richmond, MS, Memorial Education Award

Presented to Catherine Lisowski, Fitness Coordinator
The Summit - Kalispell Regional Medical Center 

Medical Professional of the Year Award - Medical Director Category

Presented to Aaron Michfelder 
Loyola Center for Fitness

Medical Professional of the Year Award - Director of Medical Wellness/Fitness Category

Presented to Bob Brown 
Spartanburg Regional

Medical Professional of the Year Award - Executive Director/General Manager Category

Presented to Deb Riggs 
TriHealth Fitness & Health Pavilion

Technology and Innovation Award

Presented to MicroFit

Excellence in Management Award

Presented to Power Wellness

 


 

 

Certified Facility of the Year Award

1st Place:
Presented to Hancock Wellness Center 
- Greenfield, Indiana

Runner Up:
Presented to McConnell Heart Health Center
- Columbus, Ohio


Honorable Mention:
Presented to ProMedica Wellness Center
- Toledo, Ohio


 

Program Innovation Awards



First Place:

"RxEX Medical Programs"
Augusta Health Fitness ~ Fishersville, Virginia (MFA Certified Facility)


Second Place:

"Solutions at Work"
Franciscan Omni Health and Fitness ~ Schereville and Chesterton, Indiana (MFA Certified Facility)

 

Third Place:
"SPF 60"
Avera McKennan Fitness Center ~ Sioux Falls, South Dakota (MFA Certified Facility)


Fourth Place:

"Fun, Fit, Family Challenge"
CaroMont Health and Fitness Center ~Gastonia, North Carolina


Fifth Place:

"Move and Groove" 
Chelsea Wellness Center ~ Chelsea, Michigan (MFA Certified Facility)

 

Sixth Place:
"Winning Weights"
CaroMont Health and Fitness Center ~ Gastonia, North Carolina 


Seventh Place:

"Healthy 4 Weight Loss" 
LECOM Medical Fitness and Wellness Center ~ Eerie, Pennsylvania (MFA Certified Facility)


Eighth Place:
"Age Right"
Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Rec Center ~ Albany, New York (MFA Certified Facility)

Ninth Place:
"Wear Red Dance Party"
Dexter Wellness Center ~ Dexter, Michigan (MFA Certified Facility)

Tenth Place:
"Next Steps"
MC Fitness ~ Lewis Center, Ohio

      


 

Medical Fitness Week

The 2016 Walking 10K Winners

Total Number of Steps:

1.   UNC Wellness Healthcare Center ~ 157,897,029 steps
2.   Saint Francis Medical Center: Fitness Plus  ~ 46,082,474 steps
3.   Powell Wellness Center ~ 38,934,881 steps
4.   Florida Hospital Institute for Lifestyle Medicine ~ 32,734,835 steps
5.   Baptist Health Madisonville/Fitness Formula ~ 18,981,995 steps
6.   Galter LifeCenter  ~ 18,896,002 steps
7.   Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles - Bath ~ 11,482,654 steps
8.   Owensboro Health Healthpark  ~ 9,239,672 steps
9.   Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles - Green ~ 8,250,762 steps
10.  Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health ~ 3,631,421 steps

Average Number of Steps:

1.   UNC Wellness Healthcare Center ~ 86,141 steps
2.   Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health ~ 84,451 steps
3.   Poudre Valley Medical Fitness  ~ 83,943 steps
4.   Owensboro Health Healthpark ~ 81,050 steps
5.   Baptist Health Madisonville/Fitness Formula ~ 80,774 steps
6.   Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles - Green ~ 80,105 steps
7.   Galter LifeCenter ~ 77,761 steps
8.   Saint Francis Medical Center: Fitness Plus ~ 72,230 steps
9.   UNMC's EngAge Wellness  ~ 63,640 steps
10. Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles - Bath ~ 62,024 steps 

The 2016 MOVE150 Winner List

Total Number of Moves:

1.   Franciscan Omni Health and Fitness ~ 722 moves
2.   NMMC Wellness Center   ~ 242 moves
3.   Owensboro Health Healthpark~ 175 moves
4.   FirstHealth Centers for Health & Fitness ~ 99 moves
5.   UNMC's EngAge Wellness ~ 11 moves

Average Moves in Minutes:

1.  UNMC's EngAge Wellness ~ 315 minutes 
2.  Franciscan Omni Health and Fitness ~ 203 minutes
3.  FirstHealth Centers for Health & Fitness ~ 179 minutes
4.  NMMC Wellness Center ~ 173 minutes
5.  Owensboro Health Healthpark ~ 165 minutes

 

Center that raised money for a charity:

Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles - Green ~ American Diabetes Association 


 

Rising Star Awards

Central Region

Leah Okner ~ Wellness Manager
Franciscan Omni Health and Fitness - Schereville, Indiana (MFA Certified Facility)

SouthCentral Region:

Heather Biddle ~ 
University Wellness Center - Lakeland - Addison, Illinois 

SouthEast:

Danette Askew ~
The Powell Wellness Center -Culpeper, Virginia

 

NorthEast:

Kathy Guibord ~ Senior Director
The Atlantic Club - Manasquan, New Jersey (MFA Certified Facility)

West:

Regina McWhirter ~ Registered Kinesiotherapist
VA Long Beach Healthcare System - Long Beach, California 

International:

*no nominations/winner* 

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