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Ruth Wolever Archives

Coaching program takes new approach to physical therapy

Oct. 20, 2022—The Vanderbilt Health Coaching Program allows health care professional to take additional training in the science of supporting patients to change behavior.

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Study shows benefits of health coaching for chronic conditions

Jul. 21, 2022—A study led by Vanderbilt's Ruth Wolever, PhD, found that 10 sessions of health coaching for people at risk for coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes or both led to increased physical activity which was sustained six months after the intervention ended.

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Langevin to headline inaugural Osher lecture series

Oct. 18, 2019—Dr. Helene Langevin is the inaugural speaker of a new lecture series on Oct. 29, 2019, hosted by the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt.

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National certification standards set for health and wellness coaches

Jun. 2, 2016—Credentialing criteria for health and wellness coaches have been established for the first time, setting the stage for health professionals to apply to take the certification exam next year.

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Osher Center adds health coaching expert Wolever

Sep. 24, 2015—Ruth Wolever, Ph.D., has joined the staff of Vanderbilt’s Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, where she will share her expertise and knowledge in health coaching.

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