June 9, 2014
The Pittsburgh Business Times named Saint Francis University one of the "Healthiest Employers in Western Pennsylvania." Saint Francis topped 15 companies to take "category winner" status in the 100-499 employee range.
According to Melinda Krimmel, assistant director of the DiSepio Fitness Center and Health Promotion Services at Saint Francis, the core focus of the university's wellness initiative is on helping employees maintain a healthy weight.
Key programs include the Biggest Winner and Drop 10; stress management, group exercise classes, lunch-and-learn presentations, physical and occupational therapy, onsite bio metric screenings, SilverSneakers, and personal nutrition counseling.
Complete coverage of the awards was published in a June 6 supplement of the Pittsburgh Business Times.