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“Healthy living should always be the default choice. Today it isn’t. We’re going to change that in a way that brings the best ideas, values, information, science and medicine together under one roof. As America’s premier integrated health and wellness center, the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center will make a healthy choice the preferred choice, add quality to people’s lives and help reverse the unsustainable rise in health care costs.”
— Executive Director Dr. James Hill
The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center is an innovative, state of the art research, education and patient care facility located on the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus.
Our mission is to empower individuals, communities and organizations to make sustainable changes to achieve healthier lifestyles so that high obesity rates and chronic disease no longer reflect the way we live as a society.
The new Center – with its wealth of expertise, world-leading capabilities and resources led by Dr. James O. Hill, a renowned leader in the fight against the global obesity epidemic – is set to successfully take on this unique endeavor and begin to create new models for healthier change.
Experience exercise in a new way, at a new level. Experienced exercisers will immediately feel at home in the fitness center, and most importantly, we’ve optimized our technology and programs to be comfortable, approachable and fun for all people who want to easily incorporate fitness and well-being into their lives…even if today is your first step toward wellness.Read More
Our aim is to create science-based programs, education and initiatives that promote health and wellbeing and positively impact people’s lives. These programs were developed by creating new thinking, evaluating the new concepts and developing, implementing and assessing projects in the community.Read More
Aurora Sentinel: Wellness center director sees promise, challenges in promoting health and fitness in Aurora (Nov. 28, 2012)
Channel 9 News: Have a happy, healthy Thanksgiving (Nov. 18, 2012)
Children's Hospital: How to stay active and healthy through the holidays (Nov. 14, 2012)
CBS4: 5th graders 'gearing up' to spread word about healthier living (Nov. 14, 2012)
Food Insight: Is diet or exercise more important (Nov. 7, 2012)
USA Today: Americans fighting fat, but odds stacked against them (Nov. 5, 2012)Read More