Executive Education

MDP: The Wellness Program

Participants can take advantage of a holistic approach to management through participation in The Wellness Program, a component of Management Development Program. The Wellness Program provides an opportunity to incorporate lifestyle changes that improve physical, mental, ­and emotional stamina — key components beneficial to successful leadership. Through participation, managers will attain the foundation for productive, creative and sustainable peak performance. The integrated course includes supervised group exercises, class sessions and personal assessments resulting in a Personal Wellness Profile.  

Each participant will receive a Wellness Program notebook consisting of a wellness schedule and sections on:

  • Health Risks and Health Risk Appraisal 
  • Making Changes 
  • Exercise Options 
  • Additional Wellness Program Resources  
  • Lecture Readings and Handouts

Jolene BodilyThe Wellness Program is led by Jolene Bodily, RD and MPH, Health Programs, Nutrition Services, UVA-WorkMed. She develops and delivers health, fitness and nutrition interventions for public and corporate clients, designs nutrition assessments and provides nutritional counseling. She also has spoken at numerous workshops and conferences on nutrition and health.



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  • Featured Video

    The Wellness Program

    Elizabeth Kinch, vice president of Triumph Insulation Systems, describes the vital impact of the Wellness program in both her professional and personal life.

  • Testimonials

    "The Wellness Program had a major impact. It is the differentiator among other executive education programs."
    Vice President
    State Farm Insurance Cos.

    "This experience was invaluable and incredibly important. This holistic view of leadership is imperative to peak performance."
    Chief Information Officer, Retirement and Protection
    Genworth Financial Inc.