Physical Wellness

In addition to creating its own programs, Hoo’s Well partners with UVA and the community to give you tools to improve your physical well-being. You can learn more about what’s available in the left menu.

Wellness Champions

It takes a village to continue to improve the culture of wellness at UVA. That’s why we have Wellness Champions who meet quarterly. A Wellness Champion

  • brings wellness to work and leads a healthy lifestyle by example
  • serves as a point of contact and liaison for Hoo’s Well within the department
  • acts as a resource and distributes communication

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Contact or 434.243.1021 to find out more or become a Wellness Champion


  • Environmental Health and Safety - Ergonomics: information about defining and evaluating ergonomic risks, creating ergonomically appropriate workstations and preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders

  • Hoo’s in Recovery: support network of students, faculty, staff, and alumni recovering from alcohol or addiction

  • UVA-WorkMed: services include medical physicals (DOT, Firefighter, OSHA, hazardous material, etc.), immunizations, Chronic Care Coaching, drug screens, fitness for duty evaluations, and executive wellness programs