AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
MWA Distinguished Best of Medical Wellness
Become a Distinguished Medical Wellness Organization or Company with “The Best of Medical Wellness Award” and Best in Class Quality Recognition
The cornerstone of the Medical Wellness Association Distinguished Award and MWA Recognition is “The Best of Medical Wellness” Awards process. This prestigious initiative recognizes quality and excellence in medical wellness, clinical, community and employee health promotion. Driven by a rigid set of criteria, organizations of all kinds join and make application for the “Best of Medical Wellness” Awards with MWA.
Recent “Best of Medical Wellness” Award Winners include:
American College of Wellness
The American University
Active Sports Clubs
Akron General Health System
Bradshaw Memorial Hermann Wellness
The Claremont Club
Consumer Wellness Advocate
Florida Medical Tourism
GE Fitness, GE Aircraft Engines
HBU University Fitness & Wellness Center
Health Club Experts
Health Promotion Live
Hopkins Hospital Wellness Center
Hotze Health and Wellness
Medical Wellness, University of Miami
Memorial Herman Health System
National Wellness Institute
Peak Performance Physical Therapy
Private Health News
Procter & Gamble
Sports Fitness Insurance
University of Miami, Miller School Medicine
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Pointe
Wellness Medical Protection Group
MWA Distinguished Medical Wellness Association Service Award Honorees
Dr. Steven Hotze, M.D.
Dr. Robert Sallis, M.D.
Dr. John Lewis, Ph.D.
Dr. John Munson, Ph.D.
Mr. John McCarthy
Mr. Mike Alpert
Dr. Kevin Steele, Ph.D
Ms. Amy Blansit, M.A.
Dr. John La Puma, M.D
Dr. Jason Conviser, Ph.D.
Ms. Lauve Metcalfe, M.S.
Dr. Robert Karch, Ed. D.
Dr. Christopher Breuleux, Ph.D.
George Pfeiffer, M. A.
Dr. Dennis Colacino, Ph.D
Medical Wellness Association Diplomat (MWD) Honors and Recognition
In 2002, The Medical Wellness Association formally created and developed the professional requirements for recognizing our “MWA Diplomat” (MWD), designation honoring members who have demonstrated exceptional service to the Medical Wellness Association, the industry and professional community. The Association provides a means to recognize leadership excellence, service and significant contributions to the medical wellness industry, and leadership in the Medical Wellness Association. The MWA Diplomat status is an awarded honor reserved for active members who are allied medical wellness health providers, physicians, healthcare and university Medical Wellness professionals with a demonstrated expertise in medicine and wellness whose documented credentials and accomplishments support the objectives of the Medical Wellness Association.
International Medical Wellness Association Diplomats
James Bell, Ph.D., IFPA, FIISM, MWD, CEO, International Fitness Professionals Association, Tampa, Florida
Dr. Craig Brandman, M.D., CEO, Founder & CEO, StepOneHealth, San Francisco, California
Christopher Breuleux, Ph.D., FAWHP, FACW, MTI, MWD, President, Medical Wellness Association, Houston, Texas
Amy Blansit, M.A., CWD, FACW, MWD, American College of Wellness, Springfield, Missouri
Dr. Anoop Chaturvedi, M.D., MWD, President, Anti-aging Medicine & Research, Amaya International, Mumbai, India
Dennis Colacino, Ph.D., FAWHP, MWD, Purchase, New York
Jason Conviser, Ph.D., FACSM, MWD, President, One Small World, Chicago, Illinois
Eric Durak, MS, MWD, CEO, Medical Health and Fitness, Santa Barbara, California
Raymond Hall, D.C., MWD, Pacific Coast Sports Medicine, Los Angeles, California
Dr. Steven Hotze, M.D., MWD, Founder & CEO, Hotze Health & Wellness Center, Houston, Texas
Robert Karch, Ed.D., MWD, Executive Director, National Center for Health Fitness, American University, Washington DC
Dr. John La Puma, M.D., F.A.C.P. MWD, Founder, CHEF Clinic and ChefMD, Santa Barbara, California
John Lewis, PhD., MWD, Miller School of Medicine, Medical Wellness Center, University of Miami, Miami, Florida
Jean-Aime Medici, PhD, Founder & CEO, Mithra Health, Paris, France
Lauve Metcalfe, M.S., FAWP, MWD, WellCoach, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
John W. Munson, Ph.D., MWD, Board Chairman, The National Wellness Institute, Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Gijs van Oort , PhD, COO, Practiva Health & N-Gage, San Antonio, Texas
George Pfeiffer, FAWP, MWD, President, The WorkCare Group, Charlottesville, Virginia
Brian Sekula, Ph.D., President, The Health Performance Institute, Missouri City, Texas
Kevin Steele, Ph.D., MWD, Vice President, Communication Consultants, Los Angeles, California